Social-Ecological Systems  (000010)
Common Subjects
Course  :  Master's Course
Subject Type  :  Interdisciplinary Subject
Instructor  :  Professor NATUHARA, Yosihiro
Credits  :  2
Class schedule  :  Wed.   2nd
Classroom  :  Lecture Room 1/Environmental Studies Hall
This course aims multi-disciplinary discussion about the interrelationships between a variety of issues related to human society and ecosystems. Sustainable society can not be achieved without understanding the ecosystems. Students learn ecosystem and its function, relationship between human and nature, and their evolution.
(1) Ecosystem service and natural capital
(2) Life and evolution
(3) Population, distribution and fluctuation
(4) Life history strategy
(5) Predator prey interactions
(6) Mutualism
(7) Species diversity
(8) Ecosystem lincage
(9) Extinction
(10) Human-nature coexistance
(11) Green infrastructure
(12) Conservation ecology
(13) Wetland ecology
(14) Mycorrhiza synbiosis
Grading Criteria
Report (70%), Presentation and discussion (30%). Score is deducted by the absense of the lecture
Course Textbook
Recommended Reference Books, Other Study Material, and notes
Language in class
▪ Presentation & Materials : Japanese and English
▪ Oral explanations : Japanese only
▪ Questions in English : Available
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