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BIS704 - Tropical Environments and Climate Change



2e cycle
3 crédits
Faculté ou 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.


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.