ENVIRON 381 - General Ecology
Section: 712
Term: SU 2009
Subject: Program in the Environment (ENVIRON)
Department: LSA Environment
Credits:
5
Requirements & Distribution:
ULWR, BS
Consent:
With permission of department.
Class Misc Info:
Meets at the Biological Station in Pellston, MI, June 20 through August 15, 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:

This course studies the factors influencing the distribution and abundance of animals and plants, including hypothesis testing, design, collection, analysis and interpretation of ecological data. Topics include individual ecology (abiotic and biotic limiting factors), population ecology (population dynamics, competition, predation, and other species interactions), community ecology (species diversity and succession), ecosystem ecology (nutrient cycling and energy flow), and human impacts on ecosystems. Lecture and discussion will be supplemented by field projects designed to test a variety of ecological questions in a range of terrestrial and aquatic communities. Students will conduct a research project as part of the course.

ENVIRON 381 - General Ecology
Schedule Listing
711 (LAB)
P
75335
Open
11
 
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MTh 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Note: OFFERED ONLY AT THE BIOLOGICAL STATION IN PELLSTON, MICHIGAN.
712 (LAB)
P
75337
Open
8
 
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W 8:00AM - 9:00AM
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