IUCN-PAPACO is happy to announce the launch of a new MOOC on ecological monitoring that started on February 13th (registrations are still open). The course is made of 4 modules and can be done in 8 weeks, at your own pace. It is completely free, from the enrolment to the certificate. Following this 4-module MOOC, you will acquire a good basis on what monitoring is and how it should be conducted.
Register for the course: https://courseware.epfl.ch/courses/course-v1:EPFL+eco-monitoring+2017_T1/about
Description of the course
This course is about ecological monitoring, an essential aspect of protected areas management. Following this 4-module MOOC, you will acquire a good basis on what monitoring is and how it should be conducted. What is it meant for, which methods and techn
iques should be chosen, why, how to implement them? What are the statistical tools that you should know about to implement a good monitoring? Finally, the course provides practical examples of monitoring conducted in different environments and targeting different species, going from theory to practice.
The course is also open in French: http://inform.epfl.ch/?form=MOOC_SE