ENVIRON 463 - Topics in Environmental Natural Science
Fall 2021, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Program in the Environment (ENVIRON)
Department: SNE Program in the Environment
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Requirements & Distribution:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
At least one environmentally related natural science course prior to this class.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credit(s).
Rackham Information:
Rackham credit requires additional work.
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Michigan fish communities are facing rapidly changing climates, habitat fragmentation and degradation, and increasing species invasions. In this field course, you will investigate the impacts of these changes.

You will learn fish identification, handling, and sampling, habitat description, and water quality assessment. In addition, you will also learn field photography, tissue sampling, specimen preservation, and data management and analysis methods. Your collections will be prepared for accession into the collection at the Museum of Zoology where they will contribute to the long-term record of Michigan biodiversity. The class includes a sampling trip on the Inland Seas research schooner in Lake Michigan and small-group research or science communication projects.

*Please Note: This course takes place during the Late Summer term (August 16-28, 2021) but you will enroll for fall term credit.

Course Requirements:

Prerequisites: Ecology of Fishes (ENV409/EAS409/EEB487) or Biology of Fishes (ENV422/EAS422/EEB440), or permission of instructor for students who will be taking either class in the upcoming academic year.


ENVIRON 463 - Topics in Environmental Natural Science
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