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Environmental Sciences
Term : Summer 2021
Catalog Year : 2020-2021

ENV 550 - Historical Ecology: Reconstructing Past Ecosystems

Description: Theories and methods in reconstructing terrestrial and aquatic biotic communities of the past, affected by climate change and human activities. Sources of information on ecological change include pollen analysis, paleobotany, lake levels, charcoal particles, sediments, and packrat middens. Special topics will concentrate on the record of human influence on landscapes. Letter grade only.

Units: 3

No sections currently offered.

Prerequisite: Graduate Status or permission of instructor