Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

ESM 465 Investigating Ecological and Social Issues in Urban Parks and Natural Areas

Examines ecological and social aspects of urban forests. Emphasizes response of native plants to physical and introduced species impacts from urbanization. Students will collect ecological and visitor impact data in local parks, study issues pertaining to sustainability and management based on an understanding of short term and longer-term disturbances. Also offered for graduate-level credit as ESM 565 and may be taken only once for credit.




Prerequisites: Environmental studies or environmental science major or Bi 357.
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