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Forestry
Term : Fall 2024
Catalog Year : 2024-2025

FOR 352W - Fire Monitoring And Measurements


Description: This course serves as a crucial component to comprehensive learning in fire-adapted ecosystems. It is designed to equip students with fundamental knowledge and practical skills essential for measuring and monitoring fire-adapted ecosystems and resources. The course delivers insights into basic forest measurement skills and practical applications of statistical concepts, crucial components of a successful monitoring program, and an extensive understanding of fire monitoring conventions and protocols commonly utilized by land managers. The articulated structure and content of this course enable students to gain familiarity and competence in facilitating a broader understanding and appreciation of the diverse, fire-adapted ecosystems, thereby contributing substantially to their academic and professional development in applied wildland fire science. By the completion of this course, students will not only attain theoretical acumen but also pragmatic proficiency in measuring and monitoring fire-adapted ecosystems, preparing them effectively for advanced studies and diverse career paths in wildland fire and related fields. This course fulfills NAU's junior-level writing requirement. Letter grade only.

Units: 3

No sections currently offered.

Requirement Designation: Junior Writing Requirement

Prerequisite: Foundation English Requirement; FOR 251, STA 270