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Curricular information is subject to change
On completion of this module students should be able to:
- Describe the factors that contributed to shaping current semi-natural habitats of Ireland, including glacial history, human settlement and management, as well as dispersal of species.
- Understand how ecosystem dynamics and plant adaptations are shaped by environmental constraints and disturbance.
- Utilise principles of landscape ecology for landscape design and biodiversity conservation and restoration.
- Appraise strategies for, and the implications of, landscape management for climate change adaptation and multiple end-uses.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
|Field Trip/External Visits||
Not applicable to this module.
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Peer review activities
Feedback will be provided at the end of module along with grading.
|Dr Paul Brooks||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Ms Martina Caplice||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Simone Ciuti||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Grace Cott||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Assoc Professor John Fry||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Tamara Hochstrasser||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Julia Jones||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Adam Kane||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Assoc Professor Mary Kelly-Quinn||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 4, 6, 8, 9, 12||Fri 14:00 - 14:50|
|Field Trip||Offering 1||Week(s) - 5, 7||Fri 14:00 - 17:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 1||Mon 14:00 - 15:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12||Mon 14:00 - 15:50|