2019-2020 Graduate Bulletin 
    
    Sep 22, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

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

Credits: 4

Note: NOTE: Students must concurrently register for a lecture and a corresponding 0-credit lab section of this course.