The course will be organized as follows:
4 ECTS of class lessons on:
- Geobotany applied to the comprehension of vegetation dynamics;
- Landscape Ecology, Ecologycal Networks, Connections and Connectivity;
- Functional interactions in terrestrial and coastal ecosystems – competition, facilitation, herbivory, pollination, dispersal;
- Environmental Botany applied to specific management case studies.
2 ECTS of field work on monitoring of Ecological Networks in Natura 2000 sites and plant-plant and plant-animal interactions.