Spring Semester Courses
WIS 4934 Global Change Ecology
Tentative Syllabus WIS 4934 Global Change Ecology 2018
WIS 4934 will provide a broad overview of patterns and processes in global change biology. Students will gain an understanding of how climate change as well as other human disturbances impacts ecological processes from the gene to ecosystem level.
WIS 6934 Global Change Biology
WIS 6934 will cover issues of global change in tropical and temperate ecosystems. This class will discuss the key issues leading to environmental degradation and will attempt to draw similarities/differences between them. There will be an overarching focus on climate change impacts and how these impacts relate to other human caused disturbances.