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biol 368 - Pacific Rim - Summer Session II

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The Pacific Northwest is home to towering lowland temperate rain forests, montane forests on the slopes of the Cascades, and sub alpine parkland near treeline in the Olympics. Join us as we study the abiotic environment, species interactions, and ecosystem processes in these contrasting forest ecosystems. Research approaches relevant to forest systems will be introduced. Quantitative skills including data collection, management, and basic analysis will be emphasized. Prerequisite: one year of biology. (4-credits) 

Field, Applied, Interdisciplinary.

Professor: Dr. Andrea Nord & Dr. Eric Nord

Meets: Monday & Thursday