Productivity and Ecology of Forest Soils

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(3.0 cr) Prior coursework in Introductory Soils, Silviculture, Forest Hydrology, Biogeochemistry, and Applied Forest Ecology are strongly recommended.

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.

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