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Module Detailed Information for [LSM4265]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 11 Dec 2018 05:00

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Module Title : Urban Ecology
Module Description : This module introduces students to the ecology of urban areas, with a focus on tropical cities. It will deal with terrestrial, freshwater and coastal marine environments in which urbanization is the key ecological factor. Topics covered will include the origins of cities, urbanization as a process, urban landscapes, urban environments (soils, hydrology, climates and pollution), urban biodiversity, alien species, landscape design, urban greenery, pest and vector control, ecological footprints, and the sustainable city. Students will undertake a small-group research project involving the design, implementation, analysis and presentation of an urban ecology study.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : 29-04-2019 EVENING
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : LSM2251 and LSM3255
Preclusion : NIL
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 2-1-1-1-5
Remarks : Nil
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