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): course 20C. Enrollment restricted to ecology and evolution, marine biology, plant sciences, and biology B.A. 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 ENVS 125.