F&ES 530a

Ecosystem and Landscapes

2014-2015
Credits: 4 Fall 2014: M,W,F, M/W 1:00-2:20; Fri 9:00-12:00, M/W - Burke Aud; Fri - sage 24/field trips
 
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This Foundations course is an introduction to concepts in ecosystem and landscape ecology. Topics covered include element cycling, food web interactions, species-area relationships, whole system metabolism, models of biodiversity, etc. The course emphasizes how to integrate knowledge to understand ecological patterns and processes at multiple scales in order to study,  manage and conserve species and ecosystems

F&ES 530 is a prerequisite for:
F&ES 709: Soil Science
F&ES 733: Synthesizing Environmental Science for Policy