Charles Nock, PhD

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Renewable Resources Dept

Contact

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Renewable Resources Dept
Email
nock@ualberta.ca

Overview

Area of Study / Keywords

Sustainable forest management climate change biodiversity and ecosystem function forest ecosystems


About

Dr. Nock is an assistant professor of ecosystem-based forest management in the Department of Renewable Resources at the University of Alberta. Charles research interests are in forest ecology, global change and the sustainable management of forests.


To learn more about my research and current opportunities in my lab please visit my webpage

Announcements

We frequently have opportunities for motivated students interested in conducting MSc or PhD research to join the lab. If you are interested in sustainable forest management, biodiversity and ecosystem function, climate change effects on forests, send me an email detailing your interests and background to nock at ualberta.ca

Reading through some of our publications and having a look at current students projects will also give you an idea of the type of research we are doing. Here is the link to my webpage


Courses

REN R 295 - Special Topics in Field Skills and Their Application in Forest Sciences

Focuses on specialized field skills and their application in forest sciences. The course involves off-campus field experiences. Pre- or corequisite: REN R 290.

Summer Term 2022

REN R 322 - Forest Ecosystems

Exploration of key concepts regarding the ecology of forest ecosystems at varying temporal and spatial scales. Emphasis will be on relationships between biotic and abiotic components of the ecosystem. Topics covered will include flows of energy and matter, ecosystem dynamics, forest landscapes and biodiversity, impacts of natural and anthropogenic disturbance, forest conservation and ecosystem management. Lab exercises during the first month are held outside. Prerequisite: BIOL 208. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar. Prerequisite: BIOL 208.

Fall Term 2022 Fall Term 2022 Fall Term 2022

REN R 721 - Forest Ecosystems

Exploration of key concepts regarding the ecology of forest ecosystems at varying temporal and spatial scales. Emphasis will be on relationships between biotic and abiotic components of the ecosystem. Topics covered will include flows of energy and matter, ecosystem dynamics, forest landscapes and biodiversity, impacts of natural and anthropogenic disturbance, forest conservation and ecosystem management. Lab exercises during the first month are held outside. May require payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar. Not to be taken if credit received for REN R 322.

Fall Term 2022 Fall Term 2022 Fall Term 2022

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