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UFOR 512 Urban Forest Governance
Governance theory and ways of applying a governance perspective to strategic decision-making in urban forestry.
UFOR 522 Urban Forest Resources and Benefits Assessment
Overview of the state of the art assessment of urban forest resources and their benefits
UFOR 523 Strategic Urban Forest Planning and Management
Application of urban forestry concepts to strategic urban forest planning and management.
UFOR 531 Master of Urban Forestry Leadership Capstone Course
Application of urban forestry concepts and skills in a project-based learning experience.
URST 200 Cities
An interdisciplinary introduction to the city in the context of contemporary globalization. Analysis of urban patterns and processes from the theoretical perspectives of various disciplines and methodologies.
URSY 510 Urban Systems and Society
Urban systems in society and economy; spatial issues; equity and social justice. Governance, policy, regulation. Globalization and international development; implications for urban systems. Urban and regional economics; infrastructure financing. Urban systems and technology; tradeoffs; socio-economic-technical systems; emerging and green technologies.
URSY 530 Urban Systems Engineering
Technical infrastructure systems that support communities: water; waste and storm water; solid waste; transportation; energy and data. Systems services and demands; technical alternatives; distribution systems; modelling, design, construction, operations and maintenance issues.
URSY 550 Infrastructure Asset Management
General frameworks for infrastructure management, system-specific asset management (road conditions, pipe inspection), maintenance and renewal. Data, metrics, indicators and assessment: data sources, performance indicators, assessment, assessing condition and sustainability, multi-objective, multi-criteria decision making, performance prediction, lifecycle cost analysis (LCA), sustainability.
WOOD 120 Introduction to Wood Products and Global Trade
Introduction to forestry, wood products industry, processes, products, markets and global trade policy issues affecting the wood industry. Not available for credit to students in the B.S.F. degree.
WOOD 461 Globalization and Sustainability
Examination of globalization and its impact on sustainability, including social, economic, and environmental aspects.
WOOD 491 Environmental Facilities Design
Introduction to pneumatic and hydraulic power, design and selection of waste recycling systems, boilers, energy generation and environmental legislation.