REN R 469 - Biodiversity Analysis

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 3-0-0)

Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences

Introduction to the theory and application of biodiversity with an emphasis on quantitative analysis of biodiversity data. The course covers the concepts of biodiversity (genetic, species and ecosystem), dynamics of species populations, diversity measurements, estimation of species richness, diversity patterns (species-abundance, species-area, distribution-abundance, local-regional, beta diversity, richness-productivity, etc.), mechanisms of biodiversity maintenance, and methods and models for biodiversity conservation. Laboratory session involves using statistical software R for analyzing various real diversity data. Prerequisite: REN R 364.

Winter Term 2024


Section Capacity Dates + Times Instructor(s)
2024-01-08 - 2024-04-12
MWF 12:00 - 12:50 (GSB 2-11)
Primary Instructor: Fangliang He