Feb 27, 2024  
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIO 442 - Aquatic Ecology Credits: 3


Examines the ecology of inland aquatic habitats including streams, springs, lakes, wetlands and estuaries. Lectures explore the physical, chemical, and biological forces shaping aquatic systems, with an emphasis on the ecology and conservation of freshwater organisms and habitats. Field and laboratory work includes sampling techniques, characterization of aquatic habitats, and identification of aquatic organisms. Graduate students enrolled in this class will be required to complete additional course requirements. Two hours lecture and three hours lab/week. (Offered fall semester, even years)

Prerequisite(s): BIO 162  with minimum grade of C or Graduate standing. BIO 242  and one year of chemistry strongly recommended.
Graduate Credit: This course is available for graduate credit.



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