Academic Catalog

CRP407 PRINCIPLES AND APPROACHES OF ECOLOGY IN PLANNING

Course Code: 1210407
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: City And Regional Planning
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. BAHAR GEDKL
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Principles and approaches of ecology that should be paid attention in planning practices, and also in collaborating with the members of other disciplines. Basic concepts of ecology, landscape ecology; biodiversity and conservation assessment for planning; protected area management planning; institutions and legislation related to the conservation and use of environment; conventions related to the conservation and use of environment; using biological information on site and regional scales planning; urban ecology; and sustainable urban development.