Renewable Resources Graduate Programs

Graduate students can select from 18 thesis-based or course based degrees in five different topic areas Conservation Biology, Forest Ecology and Management, Agriculture and the Environment, Reclamation and Restoration of Land and Water, and Environmental Soil Science.

The department of Renewable Resources oversees the following graduate degrees. Graduate students can select from 18 thesis-based or course based degrees in five different topic areas Conservation Biology, Forest Ecology and Management, Agriculture and the Environment, Reclamation and Restoration of Land and Water, and Environmental Soil Science. 


Agriculture and the Environment

Aims at developing sustainable agricultural practices and avoiding or minimizing environmental contamination.

| Research Team | Master of Science | Course Based | MBA/MAg |

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Conservation Biology

Conservation Biology is aimed at understanding how biological diversity, at various spatial and temporal scales, is affected by land use practices and human actions.

| Research Team | Master of Science | PhD |

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Environmental Soil Science

Water and nutrient cycling, soil organic matter, greenhouse gas emissions from soils, and the impacts of soil erosion and soil amendments on soil quality as well as forest and crop production.

| Research Team | Master of Science | PhD |

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Forest Ecology and Management

Research includes intensive forest management systems, genetic improvement, site preparation, fertilization, pest impact reduction, and density management for enhanced productivity.

| Research Team | Master of Science | Course Based | MBA/MF | PhD

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Reclamation and Restoration of Land and Water

Developing techniques for restoring land and water resources following oil, gas and mining disturbance

| Research Team | Master of Science | PhD |

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International Dual Degree

A Transatlantic Master program leading to dual degrees in Forestry, Environmental or Conservation Sciences. TRANSFOR-M combines a Master’s program at the University of Alberta with one of seven English-language Master's programs in Italy, Austria, Germany, UK, or Finland.

 


Current Students

Students at the University of Alberta are responsible for the accuracy and completeness of their program requirements. They are bound by the contents of the University Calendar and standards contained therein.

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