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Regina M Rochefort
ESC 521
Seattle Campus

Current Topics in Ecosystem Science

Consideration of current literature and topics in forest ecosystems and tree physiology. Offered: AWSp.

Class Description

Students can expect to become familiar with a diverse range of ecological issues in National Parks. They may also learn of research needs that are appropriate for graduate or post-graduate level research.

Each class will be taught by a lecturer from a National Park, federal agency, or research institution. Each lecturer will discuss a research project within a national park.

If students are interested, future independent studies can be arranged with guest lecturers or through Dr. Rochefort.

Recommended preparation

Readings may be suggested by the instructors, but course attendance, listening, and engaging in discussion about the presentation is the main method of preparation.

Class Assignments and Grading

Reading suggested materials.

Course attendance.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Regina M Rochefort
Date: 12/15/2003