Sep 15, 2019  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20
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PBIO 1090 - Americans and their Forests: Ecology, Conservation and History

Provides an understanding of modern forests encompassing both recent and long-term effects arising from natural and human causes. The pattern and character of forest utilization will be interpreted in terms of varied cultural experiences in different regions and times.

Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2NS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate the role of technology in determining patterns of forest exploitation through time.
  • Evaluate modern trends in land use and how it impacts surviving forest fragments.
  • Overview of the natural vegetation zones of the US and the environmental features that shape them.
  • Understand the cultural, commercial, and political factors that shape forest management practices.

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