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Postgraduate Course: Population and Habitat Viability Assessment (PHVA) (BIME11022)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Biomedical Sciences CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryThis 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.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Not being delivered
Learning Outcomes
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.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserDr Sharron Ogle
Tel:
Email: sogle@staffmail.ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Lauren Sandford
Tel: (0131 6)51 5470
Email: Lauren.Sandford@ed.ac.uk
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