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Second edition of MOOC on Landscape Ecology

This fall the second edition of the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Landscape Ecology, the discipline where natural and social sciences meet, will be online. The course features theory, methods and tools to solve landscape-related environmental problems. Building on introductory theory units, leading Landscape Ecology professors present case studies from around the world, highlighting innovative and collaborative approaches. For this year’s edition a brand new case study on soundscapes in the Swiss Alps will be presented.

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Visit the course page on EdX to find out more: Landscape Ecology


  • Ecology