Productivity and Ecology of Forest Soils

Course ID: 
FNRM 3205/5205

3.0 cr; Prior coursework in Introductory Soils, Silviculture, Forest Hydrology, Biogeochemistry, and Applied Forest Ecology are strongly recommended; fall, even year

Forest soils are fundamental to the development and function of forested ecosystems. This course will focus on soil-site factors affecting plant and wildlife communities, site quality estimation, site modification and enhancement, and the effects of forest management and other human-related disturbances on forest soil functions.