Lecture 20 Potential Exam Questions

1. Define both Land Use and Land Cover and give three examples of each.

2. What are two obstacles to accurately describing land use/land cover changes? Explain why each is an obstacle.

3. Define the following terms: Patch, Landscape, Habitat, Adjacencies.

4. Define Landscape Ecology

5. What are four results from forest fragmentation?

6. Explain why starting a palm oil plantation where tropical forests were is not a good idea.

7. What is a wildlife corridor?

8. Describe three types of human-caused Land Use/ Land Cover changes and how they affect Carbon storage and/or release.

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