RENR 322 - Forest Ecosystems

Analysis of the structure and function of forest ecosystems. Topics include physical processes, energy flow, productivity, carbon dynamics and credits, nutrient cycling, impacts of natural and anthropogenic disturbance, regeneration, succession, community composition, biodiversity, and ecosystem classification.

Students must also register in RENR 322L, the mandatory lab component of the course.

Prerequisite: YukonU BIOL 220, U of Alberta BIOL 208, or equivalent introductory ecology course, or permission of an ENCS advisor.

Registration restricted to students in B.Sc. in Environmental and Conservation Sciences program. Non-B.Sc. ENCS students interested in taking RENR 322 should contact the ENCS Program Advisor, Dr. Katie Aitken, at, for registration information.

RENR 322
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