ESSM Ecosystem Science & Mgmt (ESSM)
ESSM 281 Seminar in Ecosystem Science and Management
1 Other Hour.
Writing intensive, focused on writing and formatting technical documents relevant to ecosystem sciences and management; includes memos, short synthesis papers and one longer review paper. Prerequisites: RENR, FORS, RLEM, ECOR and SPSA majors only.
ESSM 306 Plant Functional Ecology and Adaptation
3 Lecture Hours.
Investigation of physiological mechanisms influencing ecological patterns and processes, including plant acclimation and adaptation in contrasting habitats; abiotic controls on species productivity and distribution; underlying genetic and evolutionary mechanisms contributing to the occurrence of specific genotypes and phenotypes in unique environments. Prerequisites: RENR 205, any BIOL course, junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.