Systems Ecology (ENVS316 Fall 2013)

Instructor: John E. Petersen
Office: Lewis 207, Phone: x56692
Office Hours: Tue 3:00-4:30, Thu 11:00-1:30 or by appointment

Class: Tues, Thurs, 9:00-10:50 AM, Lewis Center Annex
Field/Lab: Wed
1:30-4:30 PM (except as noted on schedule)





  • Course Structure & Function: Detailed description of how course components, goals and relationships.
  • Schedule & Assignments: Detailed course schedule that includes reading assignments and questions for readings and due dates of all assignments.
  • PDFs of Readings: Organized by folders for each topic.
  • Case Studies: Materials used for weekly case studies (electronic versions of handouts provided in class).
  • Project Assignments: Description of assignments associated with research projects
  • Project Resources: Description of research project opportunities and links to prior studies in these areas.
  • Field & Lab Resources: Contains documents associated with labs and field work.
  • Assignment Drop: This is where you submit completed assignments.
  • Overheads: PowerPoint overheads posted after each lecture.
  • Quizzes: Click on this to take assigned quizzes.