EARTH 496 - Special Topics in the Earth and Environmental Sciences
Section: 054 Morphometrics
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Earth and Environmental Sciences (EARTH)
Department: LSA Earth & Environmental Sciences
Credits:
1 - 5
Requirements & Distribution:
BS
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May be elected three times for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
Rackham Information:
Rackham credit requires additional work.
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This course introduces the theory and practice of quantitative morphology. We cover the methods for collecting data, the mathematical theory of shape, and methods for data analysis, with applications to ecological and evolutionary morphology. Discussions focus on recent literature in these fields. Students may choose to collect and analyze their own data or to participate in a group project. Grading is based on participation in discussions and a term paper presenting the results of their project. Readings are from a textbook and the primary literature; all necessary software is provided.

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EARTH 496 - Special Topics in the Earth and Environmental Sciences
Schedule Listing
054 (SEM)
P
22827
Open
10
 
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Tu 2:00PM - 4:00PM
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