Biogeographical topics of global significance, including a consideration of measurement techniques, and both descriptive and mechanistic modeling. Topics may include: scale in biogeography, climate and vegetation, global carbon cycle, biodiversity, interannual variability in the biosphere, land cover, global biospheric responses to climate change, NASA's Mission to Planet Earth and Earth Observation System. (Physical Geography)
GEOG342; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department. Recommended: GEOG123. Credit only granted for: GEOG442, GEOG447, or GEOG484. Formerly: GEOG447.
Grading Method: Regular
Testudo Link: http://geog.umd.edu/content/online-classes