University of Calgary

GEOG 619 - Spatial Ecology - Winter 2006

Applies the principles of landscape ecology and conservation biology to the study of spatial effects on individual species and on the structure, dynamics, diversity and stability of multi-species communities. The use of GIS and remote sensing technologies is a central theme. Topics include habitat fragmentation, metapopulation analysis and viability, wildlife habitat modelling (static and dynamic), management of endangered species, and spatial decision support. Other aspects of this course include the importance and use of indicator, umbrella, keystone and flagship species in conservation.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-2)


  • Not open to students with credit in Geography 695.11


  • Consent of the Department


This course will be offered next in Winter 2007.
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