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Robert B. Harrison
SEFS 521
Seattle Campus

Current Topics in Forest Resources

Critical evaluation and discussion of published research in the broad field of forest resources. Topics and requirements vary. Offered: AWSp.

Class description

The course will cover the process behind publishing journal articles and the student will prepare a journal article for submission. The class covers the reasons for scientific journals, examples, impact on science, how to prepare and submit a manuscript, duties of editors, associate editors and reviewers. The primary goal of the course is to move a student's own journal article along the process, ideally to the point of submission by the end of the quarter.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Class will meet about once a week, as needed. Days and times will be arranged.

Recommended preparation

Normally graduate status, data potentially suitable for creating a journal article.

Class assignments and grading

Grading is assigned on the basis of how much progress is made during the quarter.


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 Robert B. Harrison
Date: 02/19/2013