- Schedule of Classes - January 31, 2019 7:14PM EST
- Course Catalog - January 31, 2019 7:15PM EST
Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.
Lectures and discussion focus on current research in marine ecosystems with an emphasis on processes unique to marine systems and current issues of ocean sustainability. A synthetic treatment of multiple levels of organization in the ocean including organismal, population, community, and ecosystems. Examples are drawn from all types of marine habitats, including polar seas, temperate coastal waters, and tropical coral reefs. Each 75-minute class will have 50 minutes of lecture and 25 minutes of discussion.
When Offered Fall (offered alternate years).
Permission Note Enrollment limited to: 50 students.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: BIOEE 1610.
Distribution Category (PBS-AS)
Course Attribute (CU-SBY)
Comments Co-meets with EAS 5620.Outcomes
- Students understand how coral reefs work.
- Students understand how microorganisms structure habitats.
- Students understand role of major pelagic species.
- Students can read and discuss a research paper.
- Students understand oceanographic processes.
- Students understand biological/ecological processes.
- Students prepare by reading scientific papers and then produce their own research proposal.
Credits and Grading Basis
3 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
Class Number & Section Details
- TRCorson-Mudd A409
Each 75-minute class will have 50 minutes of lecture and 25 minutes of discussion.
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