Michigan State University (MSU) Forestry and The Society of American Foresters are pleased to announce our upcoming online course – ‘Physical Science of Forests, Climate Regulation, and Carbon Storage.’
Offered through the MSU Forest Carbon and Climate Program (FCCP), the ‘Physical Science of Forests, Climate Regulation, and Carbon Storage’ course will provide foundational and advanced knowledge in the physical science of forest carbon.
The course is organized into five modules, including 1) Carbon Cycle and Storage, 2) Humans, the Global Carbon Cycle, and Terrestrial Sinks, 3) Forest Ecosystems and Carbon Storage, 4) Forest Ecosystem Carbon Pools and Fluxes, and 5) Disturbances and their Carbon Impact. The course will include presentations, quizzes, links to external resources, and suggested further reading.
Course content is designed with natural resource professionals, extension agents, and landowners in mind. However, all interested parties are encouraged to apply – $199 for SAF members and $249 for non-members. Course topics are interdisciplinary, and learning outcomes are intended to be impactful across a variety of fields.
Please refer to www.ForestEd.org for the latest info on this, and other upcoming educational resources.