May 5-8, 2008  l  West Palm Beach, FL

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This Short Course
is FULL.

Click here for information on the June 23-26 course in Gainesville.

10 Ways to Benefit

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Explain the role of soil processes in regulating water quality.

  2. Identify and describe oxidation-reduction reactions in soils and explain their relationship to organic matter turnover and nutrient retention in wetlands.

  3. Describe the carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus, and sulfur cycling processes in wetlands.

  4. Identify the soil related indictors to monitor wetland eutrophication and recovery.

  5. Evaluate the long-term nutrient assimilative capacity of wetlands.

  6. Understand the relationship between soil biogeochemical processes and bioavailable nutrients and plant productivity.

  7. Understand the fate of trace metals in wetlands.

  8. Understand the fate of toxic organic compounds in wetlands.

  9. Understand the role of wetlands as an integral part of a watershed.

  10. Advance your overall training and expertise as a wetlands professional.

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