Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

ESM 483 Marine Conservation and Management

This course will be divided into three sections. We will begin by discussing the state of the oceans, and ecological differences between marine and terrestrial/aquatic systems. The second part of the course will discuss the major threats to ocean systems. The third part of the course will focus on solutions in terms of protected areas, management and policy strategies, and various aspects of the human dimension. Also offered for graduate-level credit as ESM 583 and may be taken only once for credit.




Recommended prerequisite: ESM 335.
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  • 400