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NRES 516 XM - Ecosystem Biogeochemistry

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Biological, geological, and chemical processes of forest, agricultural, freshwater and marine ecosystems. The effects of pollutants and global change on each ecosystem are addressed along with the biogeochemical interactions among ecosystems. Each student completes a detailed biogeochemical study for a particular ecosystem. A 400-level course in two or more of the following areas are recommended: soil science, aquatic science, ecology, and hydrology. Course Information: Same as IB 516.

Special Instructions:

Students are required to log in and use Compass2g (compass2g.illinois.edu) in order to complete this course. Online scheduled class sessions require each student to have high speed internet access and either a headset with microphone or an external microphone and speakers so they may participate in the class discussions. Wireless internet is NOT recommended. This course requires the following textbook: W.H. Schlesinger and Emily S. Bernhardt, Title: Biogeochemistry: An Analysis of Global Change (3rd edition) ISBN: either 978-0123858740 or 0123858747.

Academic Program Restrictions:

MS:Nat Res Env Sci -UIUC

Option 1

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Spring


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