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SWS 6448: BIOGEOCHEMISTRY OF WETLANDS AND AQUATIC SYSTEMS

 

SWS6448 Biogeochemistry of Wetlands and Aquatic Systems

Instructors:

Kanika Sharma Inglett
Research Assistant Professor, Environmental Microbiology
(352) 294-3164
kanika@ufl.edu

K. Ramesh Reddy
Professor and Department Chair
(352) 294-3151
krr@ufl.edu

About the Course

This course will provide students with the basic concepts of biogeochemical cycling of macro and trace elements including carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus, iron and sulfur. It will discuss the environmental and ecological significance of these biogeochemical processes  in wetlands and aquatic systems as they relate to environmental elemental cycling, water quality, carbon sequestration, climate change, and sea level rise.

Credits: 3
Semesters Offered: Fall
Prerequisites: None

Textbook: Highly recommended but not required - Biogeochemistry of Wetlands: Science and Applications. K. R. Reddy &
R. DeLaune. 2008.

 

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