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F&ES 530 01 (11509)  
Ecosystems and Landscapes
Peter Raymond
Oswald Schmitz
MW 1.00-2.20 S 24
Fall 2012 
 
3 credits. This Foundations course is an introduction to concepts in ecosystem and landscape ecology. Topics covered include element cycling, food web interactions, species-area relationships, whole system metabolism, models of biodiversity, etc. The course emphasizes how to integrate knowledge to understand ecological patterns and processes at multiple scales in order to study and manage ecosystems.