Geography 389 – Ecosystems Geography (5)

Investigates the functional relationships between biophysical processes and their spatial and temporal patterns at various scales. Introduces approaches to land systems analysis focusing upon ecosystems.

Knowledge and Skills Developed:

  • Understand and explain what controls geographical patterns of life on earth.
  • Develop critical thinking skills related to such issue as the evolution of species and island biogeography.
  • Develop critical research and scientific writing skills.