BIOL 418

Forest Ecology

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-3

Structure and function of forest ecosystems at the tree, stand and landscape scale, including: effects of the environment upon plant abundance, distribution and diversity; nutrient, carbon and water cycles; population and community ecology; disturbance; forest conservation; climate change and global forests. Cost of field trips will be borne by students.

Prerequisites:

Undergraduate course in Biology offered by the Department of Biology in the Faculty of Science.

Schedules:
Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018

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