Five College Consortium

PLANT ECOLOGY

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subject Name: 
Biology
Course Number: 
364
Institution: 
Smith College
This course surveys the environmental factors, historical processes and ecological interactions that influence the distribution and abundance of plant species in the landscape. The class examines how plant communities are assembled and what processes influence their structure and diversity, including past and present human activities. We focus in particular on plant communities of the Northeast, using examples from the local landscape to illustrate key ecological concepts. Prerequisite: a course in plant biology, ecology or environmental science; statistics is recommended (e.g., MTH 220). BIO 365 must be taken concurrently. Enrollment limited to 20.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
10230-F17

Course Sections

PLANT ECOLOGY
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0 Jesse Bellemare jbellema@smith.edu TTh 10:30-11:50 SAB-RD 208