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NRES 499 XM3 - Special Topics - Marine & Coastal Conserv Mgmt

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Experimental course on a special topic in natural resources and environmental sciences. Course Information: Additional fees may apply. See Class Schedule. 1 to 4 undergraduate hours. 1 to 4 graduate hours. Approved for Letter and S/U grading. May be repeated in the same or separate terms to a maximum of 12 hours as topics vary. Class Schedule Information: Field trip fee may be assessed for some sections.

Special Instructions:

This course will explore the importance of our marine and coastal resources and the challenges in sustainable exploitation. The impacts humans have on these systems will be examined across scales, species to ecosystems,with a particular emphasis on tropical species and locations. We will examine a range of anthropogenic impacts and conservation and marine spatial planning strategies used to mitigate them. Throughout the course we will critically assess the data and tools available to managers of these systems.We will explore the management actions from the view point of multiple stakeholder groups.The students will have the opportunity for discussion and debate on a range of topical marine and coastal issues.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Spring


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