This course introduces students to broad concepts of environmental modelling. We will learn about the main components of land surface/terrestrial ecosystem models and their role in climate change projections. These components include vegetation, carbon, hydrology and energy cycles, and how agriculture, land use change and land management impact ecosystem processes.
Prerequisite(s): At least 3rd year standing in a Geography and Environment, Biology, Environmental Science, or Earth Sciences program, or permission of the instructor.
Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours
Course Weight: 0.50
Subject Code: GEOGRAPH
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