GGR227H5 • Ecosystems and Environmental Change

Description
This course introduces the rapidly advancing fields of ecosystem science through the exploration of how ecosystems respond to climate change, pollution, and intensive natural resource management. The impacts from anthropogenic stressors on ecosystem functioning are often complex, with interactions occurring among plants, microorganisms, and physical and chemical environments. Lecture topics and case studies focus primarily on important representative Canadian ecosystems that also play vital roles in the resource sector including forests, agricultural land, wetlands and aquatic ecosystems.
Prerequisites
4.0 credits including GGR112H5 or ENV100Y5
Distribution Requirement
Science
Total Instructional Hours
24L/12P
Program Area
Geography