PWS 355

Rangeland Vegetation Measurements and Analysis

Plant and Wildlife Sciences College of Life Sciences

Course Description

Field methodologies for vegetation inventories and analysis (density, biomass, cover, frequency, utilization, etc.) in wildland settings.

When Taught

Fall

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

2

Fixed

3

Title

Lab Exercises and Write-ups

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to demonstrate, through lab exercises and write-ups, an understanding of ecological processes that drive secondary succession in wildland ecosystems which in turn impact management decisions.

Title

Vegetation Data Collection Techniques

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to apply vegetation data collection techniques to quantify vegetation and make interpretations used in resource management decisions.