BIOLĀ 0016Y. Ecology of Selected Wilderness Ecosystems

Units: 2
Hours: 54 (27 lecture, 27 laboratory)
Field study of selected wilderness sites, comparing their biological inventory, ecological relationships, physical environments, and sensitivity to human interactions and activities. Both qualitative and quantitative field survey techniques are used to record ecological data at each study site. Management techniques, history, and objectives of wilderness preservation and resource use conflicts are emphasized. Camping and transportation fees may be required. Students may be required to provide their own transportation. (CSU)