ENVS 371

Fund. of Ecosystem Science

Ecosystem Science has developed into a major part of contemporary ecology and is now applied to diagnose and solve a wide range of important environmental problems and issues. Ecosystem science can be used to assess, compare and contrast, and to quantify ecosystem structure and function. This course is designed to introduce students to critical topics and approaches employed with ecosystem science as well as provide an opportunity for students to engage in a detailed study of an ecosystem of interest using historical datasets and primary literature.

Prerequisite: (ENVS 110 and ENVS 210 and ENVS 250) or (ENVS 110 and ENVS 210 and ENVA 255)