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University of the South - Sewanee



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Advent Semester--2016
Mar 23, 2018
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FORS 121 - Introduction to Forestry (Lab)
An environmental survey course which addresses the important features, processes, and issues of forested landscapes. Topics include major tree species, forest biology and ecology, tree structure and function, silviculture, forest management, forest products, and U.S. forest policy and laws. The focus on North American forests is set within a context of global forest issues. Lab exercises emphasize fieldwork, utilizing the diverse array of local forest types present on the Cumberland Plateau and nearby Appalachian Mountains. Lecture, three hours, laboratory and field trips.
4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Final Examination, Lecture/Laboratory, Laboratory, Lecture/Seminar

Mathematics & Natural Sciences Division
Earth & Environmental Systems Department

Course Attributes:
ES--Sciences, Environmental Studies, G5E, Lab Science for B.S. Degree, NO LONGER IN USE

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