Oct 21, 2020  
2019-2020 University of Maine at Machias Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 University of Maine at Machias Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 360 - Marine Ecology


An advanced course in ecology comparing the population and community dynamics of a variety of intertidal and subtidal hard-and soft-bottom, planktonic, and coral reef communities.  Topics include spatial relationships, competition, prey-predator relationships, symbiosis, behavioral patterns, seasonal cycles, succession, larval strategies, and productivity.  Through field and laboratory work students learn to design and conduct experiments, analyze data, and write research papers.  Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 4 hours. 

Prerequisites: BIO 206, 227, 245, MAT 215 and MAT 315, or permission of instructor.

Course Typically Offered Every Fall

Credits: 4