Course Description and Credit Information

Fire, flood, earthquake, and the like are categorized as major disturbances that create strong impact on the ecosystems. In this course, participants will learn about the various types of disturbances that have major effects on the ecosystems and landscapes. Disturbance also plays a role in land management and ecosystem structure and function, which is explained in the presentation.

There is a discussion and deeply delves into the topic to help participants understand these issues, which in effect will aid in producing resilient designs for the benefit of the community.

Learning Objectives:

 

1. Describe the major types of ecological disturbances and how they influence site potential, productivity, and sustainability.

2. Describe the role of disturbance in ecosystem structure and function.

3. Describe the difference between ecological disturbances and perturbations.

4. Describe how perturbations and disruption of natural disturbance regimes influence ecosystems.

5. Describe resource management and ecosystem restoration options using disturbance.

 

General Course Information

 

Credits

1 CEU/CE/PH/CH

HSW

Yes

Format

Pre-recorded webinar

Presenter

J. Boone Kauffman, President and Lead Scientist - Illahee Sciences International

 

Course Approvals

 

LA CES Approved

Yes

States: AK, AL, AR, CT, DE, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NE, NH, NV,  NM, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV, WY

Yes

North Carolina

Yes

New York 
 ***Each licensee is responsible for determining if this course meets the state requirements

***

New Jersey

Yes

Florida

Yes

GA, MN, and SD
**There is no process to get courses pre-approved in your state, but there should be no issues getting this course approved.
 If not approved, we will exchange it for another course or provide a full refund.

Yes
**See explanation

 

Canada Provinces and Territories

British Columbia

Yes, per reciprocity with LA CES

Ontario

Yes, per reciprocity with LA CES

Course curriculum

  1. 01
    • Video

  2. 02
    • Take the Quiz

  3. 03
    • Take the Survey