EEB 445 - Biogeography
Section: 001
Term: WN 2008
Subject: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB)
Department: LSA Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
BS
Cost:
50-100
Advisory Prerequisites:
BIOLOGY 162 or 163 or 171 & 172 & 173 or 195 & 173. One course in historical geology is recommended.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course covers ecological and evolutionary aspects of geography of populations, communities, and lineages. The course investigates the physical and biological processes shaping geographic patterns of species richness, community structure, and ecosystems over the earth and at regional and local scales, as well as the geographic structure of populations and species. Historical dimensions of these topics include dispersal and vicariance in relation to speciation, extinction, and earth history.

The course assumes that students have a background in ecology and evolutionary biology. Class time will involve lectures and regular discussions. Assignments include three essay-based exercises and a term paper. The course text is Biogeography (3rd edition) by Lomolino, Riddle, and Brown (2006); readings also include papers from the current literature in biogeography, macroecology, and phylogeography, posted on the CTools web site.

EEB 445 - Biogeography
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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