Interdisciplinary study of marine organisms, how they interact with each other and their physical, chemical and geological environment. Emphasis on how these interactions impact abundance, diversity and temporal and spatial distributions. 3 lectures. Prerequisites: BIO 160, BIO 161, BIO 263, PSC 201, CHEM 129, and STAT 218.
OCEAN SAMPLING TECHNIQUES:
Introduction to techniques in oceanography and marine sciences. Hands-on technical training in sampling, measuring, tagging and tracking of bathymetry and geography; waves, tides and currents; salinity, temperature and pressure; dissolved oxygen and pH; irradiance and light scattering; phytoplankton and zooplankton; and benthic fauna and marine macrofauna. 1 lecture, 2 labs.
Prerequisites: CHEM 302, MSCI 301, and STAT 218.
GRADUATE SEMINAR IN BIOLOGY