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

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


Teaching

Starting Fall 2020

REN R100 - Forests: Ecology, Use and Society

An introduction to forest trees, plants, insects, fungi, fire, biodiversity and ecology. Discusses the use of forests for wood products recreation, watersheds, wildlife, carbon, and overall management and policies in Alberta and elsewhere. Not available for credit to BSc Forestry or BSc Forest Business Management students. Credit will only be given for one of REN R 100 or FOR 100.


more details here

Announcements

We have a number of opportunities for motivated MSc, PhD students to join the lab. Please see my webpage for details. 

Also currently seeking undergraduate field assistant for summer 2020. Please email ahayden1@ualberta.ca if interested

Courses

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 2021
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 2021

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