F&ES 530a / 2019-2020

Ecosystems and Landscapes

Credits: 3
Fall 2019: M,W, 9:00-10:20, Bowers


This course is an introduction to concepts in ecosystem and landscape ecology. Topics covered include biogeochemical cycling, food web interactions, biodiversity, and the abiotic and biotic controls that act on them. The course emphasizes how to integrate this knowledge to understand and manage natural systems so they continue to serve their own and human needs.

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