Renewable Resource Management
Credit units: 2
Offered: Term 1 only
Weekly hours: 2 Lecture hours and 3 Practicum/Lab hours
College: Agriculture and Bioresources
Department: Soil Science
Students will learn about the basic principles and applications of environmental modeling, and the sources of primary data and information needed to run models of this type. Selected environmental models will be used to illustrate model structure, class and function, as well as illustrate selected resource management and environmental issues, such as organic carbon storage, forest management, or greenhouse gas emissions. The development of a simple model will be explored using a standard spreadsheet package. Students also will be introduced to the elements of project management.
Restriction(s): Open to students in the Bachelor of Science in Renewable Resource Management Program.
Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of a minimum of 42 credit units university-level coursework.
Note: Students with credit for RRM 321 will not receive credit for this course.
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