Environment and Natural Resources

Forest Ecosystems

Structure and function of temperate forest ecosystems; field-oriented study of the relationships among ecosystem components, and of the composition and successional dynamics of forest communities. One or more all-day field trips. Au Sem. Prereq or concur: 2100 (210), 2300 (203), and 3321 (221), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 322.

Soil Science

Introduction to soil physical, chemical, and biological properties related to land use, environmental quality, and crop production. Au, Sp, Su Sems. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 300.01. This course is available for EM credit. GE nat sci phys course. NS Admis Cond course.

Introduction to Sustainability

Introduces students to principles from various disciplines related to social, economic and environmental sustainability. Students will evaluate key concepts and examine tradeoffs that are a part of sustainability action using case studies representing diverse perspectives. Prereq: Soph standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for AEDEcon 2500. Cross-listed in AEDEcon.

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