Welcome to Plant Ecology!
course will introduce students to major conceptual issues and areas of
current research in plant ecology. We will focus on the factors that affect
the distribution and abundance of plant species. The availability of water
or nutrients, interactions with neighboring plants or animals, and the
frequency of disturbances such as fire may all interact to influence what
vegetation we see in an area, and in what proportions. Examining the many
possible influences on each species is the subject of this course. We
will also relate current ecological research to such environmental issues
as climate change, exotic species invasions, and the impacts of Sudden
Instructor: Dr. Jeff
5/24/05 Thanks for a great semester!
The final exams are graded and you can look at a histogram
of the results. Here is a key
to the exam questions.
all about 154L's work to restore the Grinnell
Nature Area at Strawberry Creek: