Jun 04, 2023  
2021-22 UMM Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-22 UMM 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. 

General Education Requirements: Service Learning

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

Course Typically Offered Every Fall

Credits: 4