Analysis of Wildlife-Habitat Interactions

Course Information
TitleΑΝΑΛΥΣΗ ΣΧΕΣΕΩΝ ΕΝΔΙΑΙΤΗΜΑΤΟΣ-ΑΓΡΙΑΣ ΠΑΝΙΔΑΣ / Analysis of Wildlife-Habitat Interactions
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate, 3rd / Doctorate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID420000452

Programme of Study: PPS of School of Forestry and Natural Environment (2011-2012)

Registered students: 2
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Range Science and Wildlife ManagementCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)216

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Understand the theoretical wildlife-habitat relationships Recognize those parameters involved in wildlife-habitat relationships and techniques used in measuring wildlife habitat Develop mathematical models and statistical techniques used in wildlife habitat management problems Analyze, interpret and present the results from research of wildlife-habitat relationships
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Concepts and estimation of wildlife population demographic parameters. Estimation of wildlife community parameters. Estimation of wildlife habitat parameters from micro-scale to landscape level. Principles of wildlife habitat management in evolutionary and ecosystem context. Integrated wildlife-habitat study design and monitoring program.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Reading Assigment60.2
Written assigments90.3
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Morrison, M.L., B.G. Marcot & W.R. Mannan (2005) Wildlife-Habitat Relationships: Concepts and Applications. 3rd ed. Island Press, Washington. Morrison, M.L. W.M. Block, D.M. Strickland, B.A. Collier & M.J. Peterson (2008) Wildlife Study Design. 2nd ed. Springer, New York. Zuur, A.F., E.N. Ieno & G.M. Smith (2007) Analysing Ecological Data. Springer, New York.
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