Shoals Marine Laboratory (BIOSM)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.

BIOSM 1500

This course is a 2 week, 3 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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  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1249BIOSM 1500  FLD 801

    • MTWRFSSuShoals Marine Lab
    • Jul 17 - Jul 31, 2017
    • Fudge, D

      Taylor, D

  • 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=2864

BIOSM 1551

Students will gain familiarity with the basic concepts and field techniques (and equipment) used by biological oceanographers as we explore the Gulf of Maine waters using the Isles of Shoals as our base. ... view course details

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  •   Summer Special Session 2.  Combined with: EAS 1551

  • 1.5-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1751BIOSM 1551  FLD 801

  • 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=2486

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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  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1418BIOSM 1610  FLD 801

  • 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=142.

BIOSM 1620

This course is aimed at high school students.  This course focuses on issues in environmental science from a marine perspective. Basic scientific research methods, equipment, and group research projects ... view course details

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  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1176BIOSM 1620  FLD 801

    • MTWRFSSuShoals Marine Lab
    • Jul 3 - Jul 17, 2017
    • Johnson, M

      Jordan, L

  • 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

  •  1177BIOSM 1620  FLD 802

  • 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 1640

Our main objective is to discover the current state of knowledge of elasmobranch (shark, skate & ray) biology and explore areas for future research and conservation initiatives. This includes separating ... view course details

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  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  1269BIOSM 1640  FLD 801

  • 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=3101.

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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  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1278BIOSM 1650  FLD 801

  • 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=2734.

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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  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1283BIOSM 1780  FLD 801

  • 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=2773.

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1285BIOSM 2800  FLD 801

  • 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=3023

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. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1201BIOSM 3210  FLD 801

  • 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=2419

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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  •   Summer Special Session 2.  Combined with: BIONB 3290

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1178BIOSM 3290  FLD 801

  • 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

  •  1163BIOSM 3650  FLD 801

  • 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=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

  •  1419BIOSM 3740  FLD 801

  • 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=156

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

  •  1729BIOSM 4450  FLD 801

  • Taught at Appledore Island, ME. 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=2313

BIOSM 4990

Section A: Independent Biological Research: Independent study with a member of the Shoals Marine Laboratory core faculty, based on student faculty interest and available facilities. A short proposal of ... view course details

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  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 1.5-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Ind. Biological Research

  •  1422BIOSM 4990  FLD 801

  • 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=163.