FORS 230 - Fire Management & Environmental Change. 3 Credits.
Offered Spring. Introduction to wildland fire and its role as a transformative process in the environment. Topics include pyrogeography, fire behavior, fire ecology, fire policy, and fire management. Examines the role of fire in shaping ecological and social systems, with a focus on societal issues of natural resources, human health, land use, climate change, and economics. Provides foundational understanding of first principles. Serves as a stepping off point for further study of fire.
SRVY 230 - Intro to Srvyg for Engineers. 3 Credits.
Offered spring. Offered at Missoula College. M 090 or appropriate score on math-skills test recommended prior to taking course. Basic principles of civil surveying and the use of surveying equipment. Surveying introduces students to the link between field (construction) and office (design) practices. Students will become familiar with Global Positioning Systems (GPS), levels, level rods, total stations, basic survey computations, and their relationship to Computer Design Systems.