To know if wilderness character is being preserved, including the paleontological values that may be present, conditions and changes to those conditions should be monitored. This course, the second in the Paleontological Resources Management in Wilderness course of study, provides an in-depth look at the inventory and monitoring process associated with paleontological resources. Specific topics include selecting indicators and monitoring methods and protocols.
This course integrates informational text, interactive practice activities, engaging videos, Learn More opportunities, and supplemental reference materials. Following the course, you will take a brief assessment requiring you to demonstrate your understanding of key course concepts. Upon successful completion of the assessment you will be awarded an electronic certificate of completion.
This course is self-paced and integrates self-study allowing you flexibility in the time needed to complete the course. Within each course, you decide the order and progression you’d like to take, allowing you to revisit and review sections in greater depth as needed.
- Key Terms
- Need for Monitoring
- Inventory and Monitoring Process
- Summary and Key Points