Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

ESM 444 Forest Ecology

Study of forested ecosystems, their biotic and abiotic drivers, and the theories and tools that we use to understand forest ecosystems and project how they will change. Forest ecology considers forest succession, carbon and nitrogen dynamics of forests, forest soils, climate and weather, water and energy balances, and disturbances. Also offered for graduate-level credit as ESM 544 and may be taken only once for credit.




Prerequisites: ESM 320 and ESM 321.
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