- 2e cycle
- 3 crédits
- 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.
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.