BIOL 4450 Terrestrial Ecology 2/6/4

Prerequisite: ( BIOL 2107 with a minimum grade of C and BIOL 2107L with a minimum grade of C and BIOL 2108 with a minimum grade of C and BIOL 2108L with a minimum grade of C and CHEM 1211K and CHEM 1212K ) or ( BIOL 1107 and BIOL 1107L and BIOL 1108 and BIOL 1108L and CHEM 1211K and CHEM 1212K )

This course provides an in-dept study of the processes controlling the structure and function of terrestrial ecosystems. Basic concepts will be synthesized and applied comparing and contrasting the dynamics of terrestrial ecosystems in the Coastal Plain, Piedmont, and Mountain Regions of the Southeastern United States.