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 FOREST BIOLOGY -- FORY 3020

Date page was last update: August 17, 2015

Course Number: FORY 3020
Course Name:
Forest Biology
Credit Hours:
2; eight, 8-hour days
Prerequisites:
BIOL 1020
 

Course Description: Field exposure to important principles of forest biology and some examples of their applications to forest resources; identification of major tree species.

Instructors: Drs. Scott Enebak and Edward Loewenstein
Guest Instructors:
Drs. Kathyrn Flynn and Dean Gjerstad
Text Used:
Lecture and Laboratory Handbook

Examinations:

  1. Daily Lecture Exams -- 5 @ 5% each = 25%
  2. Laboratory Reports -- 2 @ 10% each = 20%
  3. Tree Identification Exams -- = 25%
  4. Final Examination -- = 25%
  5. Team Evaluation-- = 5%

Total =100%

Grade Scale: 10-Point Scale: 100-90 = A; 89-80 = B; 79-70 = C; 69-60 = D; 59-0 = F.


Course Objectives:

  • Introduce students to biological principles important to the implementation of forest management.
  • Familiarize students with common forest tree species.

  • COURSE OUTLINE FORY 3020 -- FOREST BIOLOGY


    Day 1. The Resource and Tree Structure