BIOL 3280

Forest Botany

(Formerly BOTN 3270, 001.327) An examination of the structure and dynamics of plant communities in forested ecosystems. Topics include forest type classification, physiological and anatomical responses of representative forest species, decomposition and nutrient cycling, disturbance and forest succession. Not to be held with the former 001.402. Prerequisites: BIOL 2242 (BOTN 2010, 001.201) (C); and one of BIOL 2300 (BOTN 2370, 001.237, ZOOL 2370, 022.237), BIOL 2301 (BOTN 2371, ZOOL 2371) or AGEC 2370 (065.237) (C); or consent of the department.

Winter 2019 section

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructor: Norm Kenkel
    CRN: 51410
    Lecture Location: TBA
    Dates: January 07 – April 09
    Slot 8: 1:30 PM–2:20 PM, M.W.F.

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Wesley Ogloff, MSc defense: “Climate change-related shifts in species interactions and diet in an Arctic marine ecosystem” — Tuesday, July 31 at 9 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Elise Couillard, MSc Defense: “Black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) awareness of neighbours' vigilance is spatially explicit” — Wednesday, August 1 at 8:45 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Muriel Magnaye, MSc Defense: “Growth and post-spawning survival in capelin (Mallotus villosus) on the northeast coast of Newfoundland” — Wednesday, August 15 at 11 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.