Shoals Marine Laboratory (BIOSM)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

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

  •  1414BIOSM 1500  FLD 801

    • MTWRFSSuShoals Marine Lab
    • Jul 15 - Jul 29, 2019
    • 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

  •  1416BIOSM 1610  FLD 801

    • MTWRFSSuShoals Marine Lab
    • Jul 29 - Aug 12, 2019
    • 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

  •  1423BIOSM 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

  •  1424BIOSM 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

  •  1425BIOSM 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 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

  •  1426BIOSM 1780  FLD 801

    • MTWRFSSuShoals Marine Lab
    • Jun 29 - Jul 15, 2019
    • Allmon, W

      Factor, 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=2773

BIOSM 2300

Students will examine how global climatic changes are altering the marine environment, including the littoral zone around Shoals, the Gulf of Maine, and the world's oceans more broadly. In addition to ... view course details

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  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 1.5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1427BIOSM 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

This two week intensive field-based course is intended for students who wish to explore and gain proficiency in various research and assessment methods of terrestrial and aquatic plant communities of the ... view course details

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  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1428BIOSM 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

  •  1429BIOSM 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 3330

This course will focus on one of the most diverse and fascinating groups of marine organisms- parasites. We will explore marine parasites and pathogens at multiple levels, including: (1) the evolutionary ... view course details

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  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1430BIOSM 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 3450

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

  •  1584BIOSM 3450  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=3290

BIOSM 3500

This course leads students through a series of hands-on science communication experiences and provides practical experience in approaches for engaging both scientific and non-scientific audiences. Students ... view course details

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  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1431BIOSM 3500  LEC 001

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1432BIOSM 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

  •  1433BIOSM 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 3750

The Gulf of Maine is experiencing rapid ecological change as a result of multiple stressors, including climate change, ocean acidification, non-native species, and changing fisheries dynamics. This course ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1434BIOSM 3750  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=1704

BIOSM 3830

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  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1435BIOSM 3830  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=3011

BIOSM 4450

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  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 1.5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1415BIOSM 4450  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=2313.

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

  •  1417BIOSM 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

This course combines an introduction to the field-based and analytical components of marine ecological genomics research. Fieldwork will focus on sampling of the invertebrate and bacterial communities ... view course details

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  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1418BIOSM 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

  •  1419BIOSM 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