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Wetland Resources Management

Range Science 454/654
Natural Resources Management 454/654
Soil Science 454/654
Fall Semester 2010
3 Credits
Hultz Hall 209; 1:00-1:50 W, 1:00-5:00 F

Instructor: Dr. Shawn DeKeyser, Walster Hall 131, 231-7868, edward.dekeyser@ndsu.edu

Textbook: Wetlands (3rd Edition) by William J. Mitsch and James G. Gosselink (not required)

Readings: Wetland Soils: Genesis, Hydrology, Landscapes, and Classification by J.L. Richardson and M.J. Vepraskas (editors)

Catalog Description: Principles of wetland systems, wetland management, wetland functions, wetland delineation, wetland assessment, and wetland improvement.

Goals of the Course: Conduct a detailed survey of wetland systems and management by identifying their values to society and the role human and natural impacts play in wetland functioning within an ecosystem.  Examine wetland processes and stressors and their effects on plants, wildlife, soils, and hydrology.  Survey, inventory, delineation, and analysis of a wetland(s) system, including possible impact assessment will be conducted.

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Soil Science Department
North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-8901 - Fax: (701) 231-7861
Campus address: Walster Hall 106
Mailing address: Dept 7680 PO Box 6050, Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: Nathan.Derby@NDSU.EDU

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