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The Course Descriptions catalog describes all undergraduate and graduate courses offered by Michigan State University. The searches below only return course versions Fall 2000 and forward. Please refer to the Archived Course Descriptions for versions prior to Fall 2000.

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FOR 404  Forest Ecology

Semester:
Fall of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
Prerequisite:
((CSS 210) and completion of Tier I writing requirement) and (PLB 105 or BS 162 or LB 144)
Recommended Background:
ZOL 355
Description:
Ecological interactions crucial to the sustainable management of forest ecosystems. Plant resources, species interactions, succession, biodiversity, productivity, nutrient and carbon cycling, ecosystem structure and function, exotic species, global environmental change.
Effective Dates:
FALL 2013 - Open


FOR 404L  Forest Ecology Laboratory

Semester:
Fall of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 1   Lab Hours: 3
Prerequisite:
((CSS 210) and completion of Tier I writing requirement) and (FOR 404 or concurrently) and (PLB 105 or BS 162 or LB 144)
Recommended Background:
ZOL 355
Description:
Field studies and data analysis of ecological processes central to the sustainable management of forest ecosystems. Field exercises cover primary production, community structure, soil resources, biodiversity, succession, nutrient cycling, critiques of primary literature. Weekend field trips required.
Effective Dates:
FALL 2013 - Open