11 September 2020
Transdisciplinary Nature Conservation
The “Transdisciplinary Nature Conservation: the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species from evaluation to practice” course is designed for young biologists who would like to understand and use the IUCN Red List methodology to assess the risk of extinction of species as well as other species monitoring approaches and ecological niche modeling methodologies.
Gretchen Walters, Professor at the Institute of Geography and Sustainability, Faculty of Geosciences and Environment, Landscape and Societies Group
Master’s or PhD students in conservation biology
At the end of the course, participants will:
Be able to understand species threat in a global context,
Be able to understand the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species and how to apply it to species data,
Be introduced to models and statistics for determining the size of a population, how Red List criteria can be improved/complemented by models and niche analyses
Be introduced to species monitoring, including developing a species monitoring plan
Non credited course, Official Certificate of Attendance delivered
CHF 300: Fees cover :
Lunches on campus
Please note that accommodation is not covered by the fees.
More information available on our website.