cod. 1003999

Academic year 2014/15
1° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Economia ed estimo rurale (AGR/01)
Attività formative affini o integrative
Type of training activity
47 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
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Learning objectives

To understand the demographics proccess undelying population dynamics and management


no formal pre-requisit, but it is good to have a minimal background in mathematics and algebra

Course unit content

Population Dynamics and Renewable resource management

Full programme

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- R. Casagrandi, G. De Leo e M. Gatto. Centouno problemi di ecologia. Con CD-ROM. McGraw Hill. 2002
- M. Gatto: Introduzione all’Ecologia delle Popolazioni. Clup, Milano 1985.
- N.J.Gotelli: A Primer of Ecology . Sunderlandnt Sinauer 1998

Teaching methods

The objective of this course is to start from a verbal description of an eecological problem to derive the mathematical equations descripbing its dynamics and, possibily, to solve management problmes and answer to questions such as "what if..."

Assessment methods and criteria

training session in classes,two interdmiate written examinations and, for those that do not want to sustain the intermediate examination, a number of written examinations during the academic year

Other information

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