103-0347-01L Landscape Planning and Environmental Systems (GIS Exercises)
|Semester||Autumn Semester 2016|
|Lecturers||A. Grêt-Regamey, S. Huber, S.‑E. Rabe, A. Stritih|
|Periodicity||yearly recurring course|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Abstract||The course content of the lecture Landscape Planning and Environmental Systems (103-0347-00 V) will be illustrated.|
|Objective||To 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
- Landscape analysis
- Landscape metrics
|Lecture notes||No script. The documentation, consisting of presentation slides are partly handed out and are provided for download on the PLUS website.|
|Literature||Will be named in the lecture.|
|Prerequisites / Notice||Basic GIS skills are recommended. A brief introduction to GIS will be given in the first exercise.|