MGAP-4415 Gestión del Manejo de Adaptación al Ecosistema
This course connects ecological science and decision making processes in a policy formulation and evaluation perspective. It stresses principles and concepts, and is developed based on extensive participation in the case analysis of ecosystem management worldwide. More specifically, it places emphasis on the following: i) application of conservation biology on the design of areas and other conservation interventions, ii) principles of environmental management in the context of arbitrary temporary and spatial frontiers, iii) complexity, iv) dynamic processes, V) uncertainty, vi) changing and varied human values, vii) adaptive management, viii) decision making in the context of uncertainty, viii) planning by scenarios, ix) modeling changes in ecosystems, x) monitoring and evaluation. The course reviews cases in land, aquatic and marine ecosystems in diverse social and institutional contexts. Requires reading skills in English.
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