Land Use and the Carbon Cycle

Subject: 
Geog & Env. Mgmt, Climate Chng (GEMCC)
Catalog number: 
630
Unit weight: 
0.50
Meet type: 
LAB,SEM
Grading basis: 
NUM
Cross-listing(s): 
GEOG-653
Requisites: 
N/A
Description: 
This course examines contemporary theories, approaches, and technologies used to study coupled natural-human systems at the intersection of land-use and land-cover change, land management, and the carbon cycle. Topics covered include measurement and modelling techniques to improve carbon accounting, the effects of land use and land management on carbon storage and flux, and international and national policy frameworkds influencing carbon sequestration and climate change mitigation. *eligible for MES
Topic titles: 
N/A
Faculty: 
Environment (ENV)
Academic level: 
GRD
Course ID: 
014510