NTRES 4940

NTRES 4940

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

The department teaches "trial" courses under this number. Offerings vary by semester and are advertised by the department before the semester starts. Courses offered under the number will be approved by the department curriculum committee, and the same course is not offered more than twice under this number.

When Offered Fall or Spring.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: NTRES 6940

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • Topic: The Hubbard Brook Ecosystem Study

  • 18014 NTRES 4940   LEC 001

  • This iconic research project has provided both basic insights into ecosystem dynamics as well as an in-depth understanding of the inner workings of the 3,000 ha Hubbard Brook ecosystem. In this 1-credit seminar students will use the online book, A Synthesis of Scientific Research at Hubbard Brook (https://hubbardbrook.org/online-book) to explore a suite of topics including, acid rain, forest productivity, soil C sequestration, hydrology, stream ecology, nutrient cycles, climate change and many more. Recommended: strong background in ecology and ecosystems.