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103-0347-01L  Landscape Planning and Environmental Systems (GIS Exercises)

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
LecturersA. Grêt-Regamey, S. Huber, S.‑E. Rabe, A. Stritih
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


AbstractThe course content of the lecture Landscape Planning and Environmental Systems (103-0347-00 V) will be illustrated.
ObjectiveTo show the importance of ecosystem services.
Analysis and assessment of the complex interactions between landscape elements.
To identify and measure the characteristics of landscape.
Learn how to use the instrument of GIS appropriately in landscape planning.
Content- Environmental systems, IUCN Red List, ecological connectivity
- Calculating urban landscape services
- Practice of landscape planning
- Use of GIS in landscape planning
- Modelling
- Landscape analysis
- Landscape metrics
Lecture notesNo script. The documentation, consisting of presentation slides are partly handed out and are provided for download on the PLUS website.
LiteratureWill be named in the lecture.
Prerequisites / NoticeBasic GIS skills are recommended. A brief introduction to GIS will be given in the first exercise.