Postgraduate Course: Population and Habitat Viability Assessment (PHVA) (BIME11022)
|School||School of Biomedical Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course will introduce the concept of population and habitat viability assessment (PHVA) as a tool for predicting the long-term sustainability of wild ecosystems. It will present the methodology of PHVA as well as examples of its use and how it has contributed to decision-making in real ecosystems.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| At the end of this course, students should be able to:
&· Understand the contribution PHVA can make to ecosystem management.
&· Be familiar with the methodology used for PHVA.
&· Give examples of where PHVA has been useful to a particular species or habitat.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Sharron Ogle
|Course secretary||Miss Lauren Sandford
Tel: (0131 6)51 5470