Dovciak Lab in Plant Ecology
State University of New York, College of Environmental Science & Forestry, Syracuse, NY
Department of Environmental and Forest Biology — SUNY ESF — 1 Forestry Drive — Syracuse — NY 13210
Teaching
 

Plant Ecology & Global Change, EFB 445 / 645, Spring

Impacts of global changes in climate, biodiversity, land-use, and biogeochemical cycles on structure and function of terrestrial plant communities and ecosystems. Examined scales range from ecophysiological processes occurring in individual leaves to global patterns of primary productivity and biodiversity.Three hours of lecture and discussion per week (3 credits). Prerequisite: EFB 320 (or similar). EFB 445 is an undergraduate version and EFB 645 is a graduate version.

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Flowering Plants: Diversity, Evolution, & Systematics, EFB 435 / 635, Fall

Diversity, evolution, and systematics of flowering plants with special emphasis on ecological and evolutionary significance (and beauty!) of plant forms and flower structures. Flowering plant identification skills are built from examination of a broad diversity of species from major globally-distributed families with particular focus on flora of the Northeastern U.S. Two hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory per week (3 credits). EFB 435 is an undergraduate version and EFB 635 is a graduate version.

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Past courses

Natural Resource Management, Joint MS Program, University of San Francisco, California, & Pázmány Péter University, Budapest, Hungary

Landscape Ecology, Academia Istropolitana Nova, Svätý Jur, Slovakia

Foundations of Ecology Seminar, Technical University in Zvolen, Slovakia


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