Environmental StudiesENVS 104A Introduction to Environmental Field Methods

A course in the process of field research and monitoring, with emphasis on use of the scientific method; experimental design, data handling, statistical analysis and presentation; and basic field methodologies. Application of basic field skills, including habitat description; methods for sampling plants, animals, soils, water, and microclimate; and observational and manipulative techniques to address ecological, conservation, and management questions.

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements; concurrent enrollment in ENVS 104L and previous or concurrent enrollment in ENVS 100 and ENVS 100L is required, or by permission of instructor.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Spring

Instructor

G. Gilbert