GGR309H5 Wetland Ecosystems

GGR309H5 Course Desciption

Wetland Ecosystems

Course Description

Wetlands are an integral part of our biosphere, playing fundamental roles in the modification of water quality, biodiversity, and the global carbon cycle. This course focuses on the classification, hydrology, biogeochemistry, and ecology of wetland systems. The latter part of the course builds on this physical foundation by introducing management issues associated with wetland preservation, restoration and creation. This course fulfills 4 field days.

Credits: Science, Experiential Learning

Lecture hours: 24

Practicum hours: 36

Exclusion: none

Prerequisite: 9.0 credits