BIS704 - Tropical Environments and Climate Change

programmes offrant cette activité pédagogique (cours)

Maîtrise en environnement

Sommaire

Cycle
2e cycle
Crédits
3 crédits
Faculté/Centre
Centre universitaire de formation en environnement et développement durable
Cible(s) de formation

Understand the diversity of tropical ecosystems and how they are affected by climate change; gain knowledge of the importance of resources from tropical regions (e.g., wood, minerals) for the world economy; develop an understanding of the management of tropical environments and strategies for climate change adaptation in those régions.

Contenu

Generate an overview of the tropics as a unique environment and one that poses special problems to its human occupants; Identify site-specific solutions for management problems in different parts of the tropical world; develop an understanding of tropical climatology, soils, and biomes, as well as applied issues such as forestry and agriculture.