The Forest Ecosystem|
BIOL 546, E&ES 238, E&ES 538, ENVS 340|
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.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: [BIOL182 or MB&B182] OR [ENVS197 or BIOL197 or E&ES197] OR E&ES199
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (BIOL)(E&ES)(ENVS-MN)(ENVS)(SISP)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%
|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)
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Labs and writing assignments, exams, attendance and participation.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Attendance is mandatory. Missing more than one class meeting will result in the loss of 5 percentatge points off your final grade.
|Instructor(s): Poulos,Helen Mills Times: ....R.. 11:10AM-02:40PM; ..T.... 11:10AM-12:00PM; Location: SCIE309; SCIE309; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 19||SR major: 4||JR major: 4|| || |
|Seats Available: -3||GRAD: 2||SR non-major: 3||JR non-major: 3||SO: 3||FR: 0|
|Drop/Add Enrollment Requests|
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