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Syllabus Restoration Ecology - 90502
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Last update 08-09-2020
HU Credits: 4

Degree/Cycle: 2nd degree (Master)

Responsible Department: Ecology, Evolution & Behavior

Semester: 2nd Semester

Teaching Languages: Hebrew

Campus: E. Safra

Course/Module Coordinator: Porf. Dror Hawlena

Coordinator Email:

Coordinator Office Hours: by mail

Teaching Staff:
Prof Dror Hawlena,
Ms. Netta Shamir

Course/Module description:
Interdisciplinary course aimed to provide theoretical and empirical knowledge about the rapid growing field of restoration ecology

Course/Module aims:
Provisioning of theoretical concepts and applied tools and considerations in restoring populations and ecosystems.

Learning outcomes - On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
Students will be able to plan and participate in a restoration project

Attendance requirements(%):

Teaching arrangement and method of instruction: Frontal teaching and field trips including field exercises.

Course/Module Content:
Ecosystem dynamics and restoration ecology,
Restoration of populations and reintroduction
Restoration of aquatic systems
Restoration of desert ecology
Restoration of Mediterranean ecosystems
Open pit restoration
Restoration of linear infrastructures

Required Reading:
will be provided

Additional Reading Material:

Course/Module evaluation:
End of year written/oral examination 0 %
Presentation 0 %
Participation in Tutorials 0 %
Project work 100 %
Assignments 0 %
Reports 0 %
Research project 0 %
Quizzes 0 %
Other 0 %

Additional information:
We will combine two days in class and three days in the field, including an overnight trip to the Negev
Students needing academic accommodations based on a disability should contact the Center for Diagnosis and Support of Students with Learning Disabilities, or the Office for Students with Disabilities, as early as possible, to discuss and coordinate accommodations, based on relevant documentation.
For further information, please visit the site of the Dean of Students Office.