Shoals Marine Laboratory (BIOSM)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

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

  •  1390BIOSM 1500  FLD 801

    • MTWRFSSuShoals Marine Lab
    • Jul 16 - Jul 30, 2018
    • 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 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

  •  1391BIOSM 1610  FLD 801

    • MTWRFSSuShoals Marine Lab
    • May 28 - Jun 11, 2018
    • Factor, J

      Sparks, J

  • 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

  •  1644BIOSM 1620  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=1979

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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1645BIOSM 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

  •  1646BIOSM 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

  •  1512BIOSM 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

  •  1513BIOSM 1780  FLD 801

    • MTWRFSSuShoals Marine Lab
    • Jun 27 - Jul 16, 2018
    • Allmon, W

      Factor, J

      Hare, M

  • 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 2300

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  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 1.5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1678BIOSM 2300  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=3232

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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  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1514BIOSM 2500  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=3022

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

  •  1515BIOSM 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

  •  1517BIOSM 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

  •  1661BIOSM 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=2485

BIOSM 3330

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  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 1.5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1679BIOSM 3330  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=3233

BIOSM 3500

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  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1680BIOSM 3500  LEC 001

    • MTWRFSSuShoals Marine Lab
    • Jun 11 - Jun 25, 2018
    • Gifford, K

      Sarvary, M

  • 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=3234

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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  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1519BIOSM 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

  •  1523BIOSM 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 4650

The last 30 years have produced an explosion of new information on the biology of the approximately 1,000 living species of sharks, skates, rays, and chimaeras, which collectively make up the ... view course details

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  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1663BIOSM 4650  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=2307

BIOSM 4720

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  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1681BIOSM 4720  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=2314

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

  •  1516BIOSM 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