With successful completion of this course students will understand the structure, ecology, function, and changes in the pastoral landscapes and timeless relationship of society with cultural characteristics of the prairie landscape
Course Content (Syllabus)
Range landscape analysis and function. Definitions of ecotopes and technotopes. Relationships between heterogeneity and ecological instability. Impacts of pastoral systems (grazing and feeding) on range landscape structure and formation. Cultural components of the landscape and their relations with natural and biological characteristics. Range landscape dynamic management.
Range landscape, ecotope, technotope, grazing, ladscape structrue, cultural ladscape