BIOEE 3611

BIOEE 3611

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

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.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite or corequisite: BIOEE 1610.

Distribution Category (PBS-AS, BIO-AS, SDS-AS)
Course Attribute (CU-UGR)

Comments One weekend field trip.

Outcomes
  • Identify habitat types and characterize habitats based on key structural features and organisms.
  • Integrate textbook knowledge with field observations to formulate and discuss research questions in ecology based on personal observation and scientific theory.
  • Creatively identify research questions and derive appropriate scientific hypotheses.
  • Design and plan experiments and surveys based on scientific hypotheses.
  • Conduct field experiments/surveys and analyze and discuss the results.

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

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2466BIOEE 3611  LEC 001

    • RIves Hall 105
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Agrawal, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Prerequisite or corequisite: BIOEE 1610. Limited to 18 students.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  •  2409BIOEE 3611  LAB 401

    • FTo Be Assigned
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Agrawal, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Class meets at Dilmun Hill Farm.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.