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Courses - Fall 2024
MEES
Marine-Estuarine-Environmental Sciences Department Site
Open Seats as of
07/19/2024 at 10:30 AM
MEES650
Advanced Wetland Ecology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: BIOM301; and ENST360 or other ecology equivalent; or permission of AGNR-Environmental Science and Technology department; or permission of CMNS-Marine & Estuarine-Environmental Science Program).
Cross-listed with: ENST650.
Jointly offered with: ENST450, MEES650.
Credit only granted for: ENST450, ENST650, or MEES650.
Additional information: Wading boots (at least hip length) are strongly recommended.
Plant and animal communities, biogeochemistry, and ecosystem properties of wetlands. Lectures are supplemented by field trips (normally 2 days total during the semester) and in-class labs. Hands-on activities and exercises include identification of wetland plant species, wetland mapping and delineation, and collection and analysis of field data on wetland vegetation, soil, and hydrology. Wading boots (at least hip length) are strongly recommended.