Feb 23, 2024  
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

REN R 721 - 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 and is available via remote delivery. May require 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. Not available for students with credit in REN R 322 or FOR 322. Available only to students in MAg, MBA/MAg, MF, or MBA/MF, or by consent of Department.