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Sharon L Doty
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

Phytoremediation is the use of plants to remediate environmental pollutants. In this course, we will cover the many aspects of phytoremediation, its advantages and disadvantages, and the techniques used. The students will each present a recent research article for discussion.

One lecture on phytoremediation followed by a journal club format for the remainder of the quarter.

Recommended preparation

Class Assignments and Grading

Presentation of a research article and general participation in class discussions.


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 Sharon L Doty
Date: 01/12/2005