BIOL 5590 - Ecology
Goals: To demonstrate empirical and theoretical understanding of the relationships between organisms and their biological and physical environment; to examine the distribution and abundance of organisms; to apply quantitative analysis to field-collected ecological data.
Content: Energy flow, ecosystem organization, community structure, organismal interactions, population dynamics, physiological ecology and biome structure.
Taught: Fall term
Prerequisites: BIOL 1800 and 1820
Note: NOTE: Students must concurrently register for a lecture and a corresponding 0-credit lab section of this course.