EAS 4620

EAS 4620

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

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.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: BIOEE 1610.

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

  • Understand how coral reefs work.
  • Understand how microorganisms structure habitats.
  • Understand role of major pelagic species.
  • Read and discuss a research paper.
  • Understand oceanographic processes.
  • Understand biological/ecological processes.
  • Prepare by reading scientific papers and then produce their own research proposal.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BIOEE 4620EAS 5620

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17543 EAS 4620   LEC 001

    • TR Savage Hall 100
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Webster, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person