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This course (4 credits) will introduce the concept of ecosystem services and why there is a demand and need for ecosystem service assessments. Much of the course will focus on the practical steps of performing an ecosystem service assessment and how to interpret results.
Specifically, it will follow a toolkit designed to provide practical guidance on performing ecosystem service assessments and to think critically about ecosystem services.
The course will be held online between 16 November and 29 November 2020. Class moments consist of lectures to introduce and discuss key topics and exercises. Attending and participating in lectures and exercises is mandatory. Students will prepare for class moments with readings and exercises.
Application deadline is 13 November.
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