The Forest Ecosystem|
BIOL 546, E&ES 346, E&ES 546|
|Certificates: Environmental Studies|
This course examines basic ecological principles through the lens of forest ecosystems, exploring the theory and practice of forest ecology at various levels of organization from individuals to populations, communities, and ecosystems. Lectures, lab exercises, and writing intensive assignments will emphasize the quantification of spatial and temporal patterns of forest change at stand, landscape, and global scales.
Quantitative Reasoning, Writing
This course is writing and data analysis intensive.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: [BIOL182 or MB&B182] OR [E&ES197 or BIOL197] OR E&ES199 OR [BIOL216 or MB&B216]
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (BIOL)(CES)(E&ES)(ENVS)(SISP)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Barnes, B.V., Zak, D.R., Denton, S.R., and Spurr, S. FOREST ECOLOGY, 4th edition (1998). John Wiley and Sons, New York.
Oliver, C.D., and Larsen, B.C., FOREST STAND DYNAMICS (1997)
|Examination and Assignments: |
Labs and writing assignments, exams, attendance and participation.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Attendance at lectures and field trips is mandatory. Missing more than two class meetings will result in the loss of 5 percentage points off your final grade. There are two field trips scheduled for this course.
|Instructor(s): Poulos,Helen Mills Times: .M.W... 11:00AM-12:20PM; Location: SCIE309; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 25||SR major: 5||JR major: 5|| || |
|Seats Available: 6||GRAD: 5||SR non-major: 5||JR non-major: 5||SO: 0||FR: 0|
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