A survey of the diversity, structure, and functioning of California's ecosystems through time and the ways they have influenced and responded to human activities and stewardship. Topics include: ecosystem drivers such as climate, soils, and land-use history; human and ecological prehistory; comparative marine, freshwater, and terrestrial ecosystem dynamics; and managed ecosystems such as range, fisheries, and agriculture.
Prerequisite(s): previous or concurrent enrollment in courses 100/100L. Enrollment restricted to environmental studies majors and combined majors.
This class is taught completely online.
Visiting students may request permission to enroll from instructor: Erika Zavaleta, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also offered as BIOE 125.