Environmental Information and Planning

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Environmental Information and Planning

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Aim on capacity building of environmental planning using environmental information and systems

    1st Week: Introduction of EI & EP, Definition of Environmental Information & Cases of Environmental Information System
    2nd Week: Policy on National Spatial Data Infrastructure(PNSDI)
    3rd Week: National Survey on Natural Environment, Ecological Zoning Map
    4th Week: Landcover Map
    5th Week: Forest Geographic Information System(FGIS)
    6th Week: Landuse Regulation Information System(LURIS)
    7th Week: Environmental Impact Assessment Supporting System(EIASS)
    8th Week: Midterm Examination
    9th Week: Concept of Environmental Planning and Basic Theory
    10th Week: Hierarchy & Contents of Spatial Planning
    11th Week: Case Study 1 : Environmental Conservation Value Assessment & Land Suitability Analysis
    12th Week: Case Study 2 : Ecological Network
    13th Week: Ecosystem Service Assessment and Applications
    14th Week: Climate Change Adaptation for Environmental Planning
    15th Week: Ecopolis Planning
    16th Week: Term Examination

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

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