BIOEE 3611

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Exercises designed to give students direct experience with field research to address ecological hypotheses, with emphasis on developing observational skills and basic methods in population and community ecology. Topics include methods in plant succession, niche relationships, influence of herbivores and competitors on plant communities, aquatic food web analysis, use of scientific collections, and presenting research results in written and oral form. We will visit a diversity of habitats and natural areas in Central New York.  Students will conduct an independent research project and present their findings.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: 22 students.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite or corequisite: BIOEE 1610.

Distribution Category (PBS-AS)
Course Attribute (CU-UGR)

Comments One weekend field trip.

Outcomes
  • Students will be able to identify habitat types and characterize habitats based on key structural features and organisms.
  • Students will be able to integrate text book knowledge with field observations, which allows them to formulate and discuss research questions in ecology based on personal observation and scientific theory.
  • Students will be creative about identifying research questions and derive appropriate scientific hypotheses.
  • Students will be able to design and plan experiments and surveys based on scientific hypotheses.
  • Students will be able to conduct field experiments/surveys and analyze and discuss the results.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4173BIOEE 3611  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Kessler, A

  • Prerequisite or corequisite: BIOEE 1610. Limited to 22 students. One weekend field trip.

  •  4012BIOEE 3611  LAB 401