Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

ESM 428 Urban Ecology

Study of ecological processes in urban environments. Emphasis on responses of flora and fauna to changes in climate, hydrology, geomorphology, geochemistry, soils and available habitat in urban areas. Includes issues of species conservation, ecosystem management and sustainability in urban systems. Also offered for graduate-level credit as ESM 528 and may be taken only once for credit.




Recommended prerequisite: an undergraduate biology course or permission of instructor.
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