MOOC in Landscape Ecology

The first MOOC to learn Landscape Ecology. Participants will learn theory, methods and tools to understand the landscapes we live in and to solve landscape-related environmental problems.

Starts: 9 September 2019

What you'll learn:

  • Methods for the valuation of landscapes using the ecosystem service paradigm
  • How to quantify landscape attributes using landscape metrics
  • Methods to assess user conflicts in ecologically sensitive landscapes
  • How to use satellite data to detect landscape changes
  • Philosophical aspects of landscapes, land ethics and conservation
  • Theories of landscape perception and place attachment
  • Ecology in the context of urban landscapes
  • Statistical analysis with R
  • How to work with spatial data and GIS