July 11 – July 28, 2016
Instructor: Dr. Timothy Kittel
Location: Mountain Research Station and surrounding areas
Dates & Times: July 11 - July 28: Monday - Thursday, 8 am - 5 pm
Credit: 3 credit hours in biology (EBIO 4100)
Tuition: $1600 (Includes room in a 2-person rustic cabin and all meals at the Mountain Research Station for 3 weeks)
Prerequisite: General ecology or instructor's consent
For more information:
Dr. Tim Kittel
University of Colorado at Boulder
Course syllabus - http://culter.colorado.edu/~kittel/VegetationEcolSyllabus.pdf
Climate change may have profound effects on mountain forests and alpine tundra, and the benefits they provide to surrounding communities such as water, recreation, and forage. Warming of 2-5 °C is expected in the Rocky Mountains over the next 50 years.
Since 2009, a warming experiment run on Niwot Ridge by the University of California, Merced has been experimentally determining what...