Shoals Marine Laboratory (BIOSM)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2014-2015.

BIOSM 1500

This course is a 10 day, 2 credit, field intensive marine-based introduction to the scientific method and experimental biology. We take advantage of the unique learning opportunities in the intertidal ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2.  Choose one lecture, one laboratory, and one field studies.

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  1216BIOSM 1500  LEC 001

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  • Taught at Shoals Marine Laboratory. This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=2864

  •  1217BIOSM 1500  LAB 400

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  •  1218BIOSM 1500  FLD 800

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BIOSM 1610

This course provides an introduction to ecology, covering interactions between marine organisms and the environment at scales of populations, communities, and ecosystems. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2.  Choose one lecture, one laboratory, and one field studies.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1219BIOSM 1610  LEC 001

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  • Taught at Shoals Marine Laboratory. This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=142

  •  1220BIOSM 1610  LAB 400

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  •  1221BIOSM 1610  FLD 800

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BIOSM 1620

This course focuses on issues in environmental science from a marine perspective. Basic scientific research methods, equipment, and group research projects are introduced. Laboratory exercises and fieldwork ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1179BIOSM 1620  FLD 801

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  • Taught at Shoals Marine Lab. This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=1979

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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1178BIOSM 1620  FLD 800

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  • Taught at Shoals Marine Lab. This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=1979

BIOSM 1650

Introduction to the biology and conservation of the whales and seals, with a particular focus on species of the Gulf of Maine. Lectures will examine many facets of marine mammal science including: taxonomy ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2.  Choose one lecture, one laboratory, and one field studies.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1222BIOSM 1650  LEC 001

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  • Taught in Shoals Marine Laboratory. This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=2734

  •  1223BIOSM 1650  LAB 400

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  •  1224BIOSM 1650  FLD 800

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BIOSM 1780

Patterns of diversity and processes of evolution. Topics include the diversity of life, the fossil record, macroevolutionary patterns, the genetics and developmental basis of evolutionary change, processes ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2.  Choose one lecture, one laboratory, and one field studies.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1225BIOSM 1780  LEC 001

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  • Taught at Shoals Marine Laboratory. This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=2773

  •  1226BIOSM 1780  LAB 400

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  •  1227BIOSM 1780  FLD 800

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BIOSM 2500

An introduction to flora of the Isles of Shoals in the context of island biogeography, mapping of rare plant habitats, and the management of invasive plant species. Through both field and classroom exercises, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 1.5 Credits Stdnt Opt

BIOSM 2800

Students will explore the theory and practice of fisheries sustainability through lectures, readings, laboratory exercises, and ground truthing in the "real world" (in the field) by interacting with local ... view course details

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  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

BIOSM 3210

Designed to introduce students to a comparative study of the principal organ systems of vertebrates (i.e., fishes, sea turtles, marine birds, marine mammals) that are specifically adapted to the marine ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2.  Choose one lecture, one laboratory, and one field studies.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1231BIOSM 3210  LEC 001

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  • Taught at Shoals Marine Laboratory. This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=2419

  •  1232BIOSM 3210  LAB 400

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  •  1233BIOSM 3210  FLD 800

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BIOSM 3290

Presents the ecological significance of behaviors of coastal organisms, with emphasis on field and laboratory research methods. Lectures and readings address the major subareas of behavior (communication, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2.  Combined with: BIONB 3290

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1180BIOSM 3290  FLD 800

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  • Taught at Shoals Marine Lab. This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=148

BIOSM 3650

Covers the philosophy of research, hypothesis testing and experimental design, sampling methods, various underwater techniques, diving physics and physiology, and use of dive tables. Emphasizes subtidal ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1182BIOSM 3650  FLD 800

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  • Offered at Shoals Marine Lab. This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=151

BIOSM 3740

The biology, ecology, and behavior of the avifauna of the Isles of Shoals. Focuses on fieldwork designed to observe and study territoriality, breeding biology, and survivorship. Students learn and apply ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1183BIOSM 3740  FLD 800

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  • Offered at Shoals Marine Lab. This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=156

BIOSM 3830

An introduction to the biology and diversity of the major marine invertebrate groups, with an emphasis on field and laboratory techniques. Topics and methods include functional morphology through dissection, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2.  Choose one lecture, one laboratory, and one field studies.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1184BIOSM 3830  LEC 001

    • MTWRFSSuShoals Marine Lab
    • May 25 - Jun 8, 2015
    • Mikkelsen, P

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  • Offered at Shoals Marine Lab. This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=3011

  •  1185BIOSM 3830  LAB 400

    • MTWRFSSuShoals Marine Lab
    • May 25 - Jun 8, 2015
    • Mikkelsen, P

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  •  1186BIOSM 3830  FLD 800

    • MTWRFSSuShoals Marine Lab
    • May 25 - Jun 8, 2015
    • Mikkelsen, P

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BIOSM 4450

Forensic science represents the unique merging of scientific insight and the law. Forensic Science for Marine Biologists provides a field-oriented introduction to the forensic science domain and the utilization ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 1.5 Credits Stdnt Opt