ENV 656b () / 2021-2022

Physiology of Trees and Forests

Credits: 3

Spring 2022: Tu,Th, 4:00-5:20, Marsh Classroom


Mineral nutrition and cycling, mycorrhizas, symbiosis, nitrogen fixation, light processing, photosynthesis, respiration, water relations including transpiration, and ecophysiology are covered. The interaction of photosynthesis with water relations, mineral nutrition, temperature, and environmental stress is discussed. Effects of climate changes on forests, past and present, and other current topics like wild land fires are also considered. Term paper required.

ENV 656 is a prerequisite for:
ENV 700: Alpine, Arctic, and Boreal Ecosystems Seminar