Introduction to landscape ecology at different scales in time/space. Development/implications of broad-scale patterns of ecological phenomena, role of disturbance in ecosystems, characteristic spatial/temporal scales of ecological events. Principles of landscape ecology as framework for landscape research, analysis, conservation, and management.
Prior coursework in general ecology is desirable. If you have not had exposure to ecology (as a science), you may find it useful to borrow an ecology text from the library and refer to it as necessary.