GEOG 670 Wetlands-Advanced (3 credits)

Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

Administered by: Graduate Studies

Overview

Geography : A review of the classification, ecosystem services, and biophysical aspects of wetlands: soils, hydrology, and adaptations of biota with an emphasis on ecological biogeography. Includes major ecological processes that occur in wetlands and the environmental factors that control the structure and function of wetland systems. Techniques for studying plant communities are emphasized and applied to 3 different types of wetlands through field and laboratory work.

Terms: Fall 2017

Instructors: Gail L Chmura (Fall)

  • Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor

  • 3 day field trip from Levis to Quebec city and across the St. Laurence. There will be a student fee charged in the amount of $68. Fees will cover meals (lunch and dinner), accommodations, ground transportation.