731310 Economic of sustainable land use under global change


Type
Lecture
Semester hours
2
Lecturer (assistant)
Organisation
Offered in
Sommersemester 2020
Languages of instruction
Deutsch

Content

The lecture covers basic concepts and phenomena of “global change” and its interdependencies to land use from a global to local scale such as climate change, demographic development and environmental change. Land use considered from a theoretical economic and applied political perspective. The latter includes the design of payments for ecosystem services.

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Previous knowledge expected



Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

- Gain knowledge on basic global change phenomena and interrelationship to land use
- Understand land use chang from an economic perspective
- Gain knowledge in scientific methods to analyse land use change
- Train competencies in understanding and interpreting scientific literature
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.