ENVIRON 381 - General Ecology
Section: 712
Term: SP 2009
Subject: Program in the Environment (ENVIRON)
Department: LSA Environment
Credits:
5
Requirements & Distribution:
BS
Consent:
With permission of department.
Class Misc Info:
Meets at the Biological Station in Pellston, MI, May 17 through June 13, 2009.
Advisory Prerequisites:
BIOLOGY 162 or 163 or 171 & 172 & 173 or 195 & 173, AND a laboratory course in CHEM.
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:

The study of the factors influencing the distribution and abundance of organisms in nature. Course topics will focus on individual ecology (physiological ecology, foraging strategies), and population ecology (population dynamics, life history strategies, evolution, competition, herbivory, predation, and mutualism), and will also address community ecology and ecosystem ecology. Lecture and discussion will be supplemented by field laboratory exercises designed to test ecological questions in a variety of terrestrial and aquatic habitats. Students will conduct group research projects and present their results in a symposium at the end of the term. Fulfills biology distribution requirement. (Equivalent to EEB 281–282.)

ENVIRON 381 - General Ecology
Schedule Listing
711 (LAB)
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55895
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6
 
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TBA
Note: OFFERED ONLY AT THE BIOLOGICAL STATION, MAY 18 - JUNE 14. CLASSES MEET FIVE DAYS A WEEK. ENROLLMENT BY PERMISSION OF STAFF IN THE BIOL. STATION OFFICE, 2541 CHEMISTRY.
712 (LAB)
P
55896
Open
6
 
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TBA
713 (LAB)
P
56110
Open
12
 
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TBA
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