University of Vermont

2013-2014 Catalogue

Graduate Courses in Forestry (FOR)

FOR 225 - Tree Structure & Function
Basic anatomy and physiology of trees and other woody plants, emphasizing their unique structural and physiological adaptations to the environment. Prerequisite: Permission.
Credits: 3.00
FOR 228 - Ecosystems Ecology
Examination of the structure and function of terrestrial ecosystems focusing on carbon and nutrient cycles. Laboratory sessions involve spatial modeling and data analysis. Prerequisites: CHEM 031, CHEM 032, NR 103, NR 143 or NR 146, or Instructor permission. Cross-listed with: NR 228.
Credits: 2.00
FOR 235 - Forest Ecosystem Health
Forest health is a broadly defined, emerging discipline in forestry and ecology that examines the agents and processes affecting tree and forest decline. Pre/co-requisites: NR 103, BIOL 001 and BIOL 002 or PBIO 004, MATH 009, FOR 021, preferred FOR 121.
Credits: 4.00
FOR 272 - Sustainable Mgmt Forest Ecosys
Principles of long-term planning and plan implementation in support of sustainable forestry; Adaptive management; biodiversity and ecosystem health; major management planning project. Prerequisite: FOR 122, NR 205; concurrent or prior enrollment in FOR 223, or Graduate standing.
Credits: 4.00
FOR 285 - Advanced Special Topics
Advanced special topics courses or seminars in forestry beyond the scope of existing formal courses. Prerequisite: Graduate or advanced undergraduate standing; Instructor permission. Credit as arranged.
Credits: 4.00
FOR 385 - Selected Problems in Forestry
Advanced readings, or a special investigation dealing with a topic beyond the scope of existing formal courses. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
Credits: 4.00