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University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

REN R 322 - Forest Ecosystems

★ 3 (fi 6) (first term, 3-0-3) Exploration of key concepts regarding the ecology of forest ecosystems at varying temporal and spatial scales. Emphasis will be on relationships between biotic and abiotic components of the ecosystem. Topics covered will include flows of energy and matter, ecosystem dynamics, forest landscapes and biodiversity, impacts of natural and anthropogenic disturbance forest conservation and ecosystem management. Lab exercises during the first month are held outside. The course is taught using a blended learning approach. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar. Prerequisite: BIOL 208 or consent of instructor. Credit will only be given for one of REN R 322 or FOR 322.