Wetland Ecology and Management

The study of bogs, fens, marshes, and swamps. Emphasis on processes within the ecosystem: biogeochemical cycling, decomposition, hydrology, and primary productivity. Ecosystem structure, the response of these systems to perturbations, and management strategies are discussed. A research project is required. Prerequisites: one course in ecology and chemistry. Instructor: Richardson.

3.00 Credits. Lecture: Required. Graded.

N.B. ENVIRON 812 is a prerequisite for ENVIRON 809.