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FRSC 3300 - Fire Ecology & Management


Credit Hour(s) 4

Develop a thorough understanding of the function of fire in natural resource systems, especially in terms of effects on plant communities and various environmental factors. Topics include: The natural and historical role that fire has played in North America, especially in the Southeast; recognition of the effects of fire on flora, fauna, soils and other ecosystem components; general fire regimes characteristic of North America; fire management policies and organizations; and key issues regarding prescribed burning and wildland/urban interface fire. Field laboratory exercises will include prescribed burning and burn assessment. Spring

Prerequisite(s) FRSC 3265 , and FRSC 2261  or FRSC 3290 , with a minimum grade of C.



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