Forestry

  • FORY 4230 FOREST ECOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BIOL 1030.
    Forests as functional systems, the biotic and abiotic environment, temporal changes in ecosystem structure and function, application of ecological information. Spring.
  • FORY 4500 NATURAL RESOURCES LAW AND ECONOMICS (3) LEC. 3. Pr. ECON 2020.
    Economic causes, rationale, and consequences of natural resources. Summer.
  • FORY 5240 FOREST WATERSHED MANAGEMENT (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BIOL 1030.
    Introduction to watersheds, effects of land management on erosion and water quality, and mitigation techniques to reduce adverse effects. Spring.
  • FORY 5250 WETLAND ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BIOL 3060 or FORY 4230.
    Wetland ecology in the southeastern U.S. with emphasis on soils, hydrology, biology, and policies and practices related to agriculture, forestry, wildlife. Spring.
  • FORY 5310 ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS (3) LEC. 3.
    Critical examination of environmental ethics: historical development and various ethical perspectives. Examination of current environmental issues using perspectives covered in course. Fall.
  • FORY 5540/5543 ENVIRONMENTAL LAW (3) LEC. 3.
    A review of environmental law including common and administrative law, land use, and Federal statues on water, air, toxins and waste. May count either FORY 5540 or FORY 6540.
  • FORY 6240 FOREST WATERSHED MANAGEMENT (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BIOL 1030.
    Introduction to watersheds, effects of land management on erosion and water quality, and mitigation techniques to reduce adverse effects. Spring.
  • FORY 6250 WETLAND ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BIOL 3060.
    Wetland ecology in the southeastern U.S. with emphasis on soils, hydrology, biology, and policies and practices related to agriculture, forestry, wildlife. Spring.
  • FORY 6310 ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS (3) LEC. 3.
    Critical examination of environmental ethics. Historical development and various ethical perspectives. Examination of current environmental issues using perspectives covered in course. Fall.
  • FORY 6540 ENVIRONMENTAL LAW (3) LEC. 3.
    A review of environmental law including common and administrative law, land use, and Federal statues on water, air, toxins and wastes. May count either FORY 5540 or FORY 6540.
  • FORY 7160 ECOSYSTEM RESPONSES TO CHEMICAL CLIMATE CHANGE (3) LEC. 2. LAB. 3. Pr. FORY 4230 and FORY 3200.
    Plant responses to changes in the chemical climate. Emphasis on sources, effects, methodologies used and ecosystem and global effects. Even years.
  • FORY 7210 ECOSYSTEM ECOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Pr. BIOL 3060 or FORY 4230 or BIOL 5140 or BIOL 6140.
    To create a conceptual model of the terrestrial ecosystem including spatial distributions over time; and the impact of human activity and natural disturbance. Spring.
  • FORY 7250 ADVANCED ECOSYSTEM MODELING (3) LEC. 3. Pr. FORY 4230 or BIOL 3060.
    Exploration of the theory and rationale in modeling the structure and functions of ecological ecosystems.
  • FORY 7510 RESEARCH METHODS (2) LEC. 1. LAB. 3.
    Overview of the scientific method and its application in forestry/natural resources research. Evaluation and preparation of project proposals with emphasis on research quality and written communication skills. Fall.
  • FORY 7550 WATERSHED HYDROLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval.
    In depth focus on components of the hydrologic cycle in forested landscapes and how changes in the landscape and management practices impact the hydrologic regime in the watershed. Spring.
  • FORY 7580 NATURAL RESOURCE POLICY ANALYSIS AND ADMINISTRATION (3) LEC. 3.
    The policy-making process, the history of natural resource and environmental policy, and applied techniques in policy analysis. Summer.