Shoals Marine Laboratory (BIOSM)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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

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

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  • 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 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

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  • 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

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  • 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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  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

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  • 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

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  •   Summer Special Session 2.  Combined with: BIONB 3290

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

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  • 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=2071

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

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  • 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

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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  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

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  • 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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  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

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  • 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 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

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  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

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  • 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 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

  •  1588BIOSM 4990  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=163