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METR 115

Wildfire in the Earth System

Description
Introduces students to the science of wildland fire on earth and in various ecosystems. Topics include extreme fire behavior in a changing climate, fire weather, fire danger, and national policies on fire suppression strategies and prescribed fire use in land management. GE Area: R Prerequisite: Passage of the Writing Skills Test (WST) or ENGL/LLD 100A with a C or better (C- not accepted), completion of Core General Education and upper division standing are prerequisites to all SJSU studies courses. Completion of, or co-registration in, 100W is strongly recommended.

Grading
Normal Grade Rules

Units
3

General Education
R