Forest Ecology and Management
PhD in Forest Biology and Management: Students in this field develop a scientific basis for improvements to forest management practices which aim to ensure economic and ecological sustainability now and in the future. Research topics include: integrated forest management; forest ecology, silviculture, fire science, tree physiology, forest genetics, forest entomology, forest regeneration, and wildlife management.
PhD in Water and Land Resources: This field of study focuses on biological, social, or economic aspects of forest resource utilization. Research topics include: land use planning, forest hydrology, watershed management, wetland management, conservation planning, natural resource politics and governance, and environmental risk assessments.