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BIO-210 Ecology Prin & Environ Assmt

Examine the interrelationships between terrestrial and aquatic systems, focusing on field-based investigations. Apply environmental assessment techniques to determine physical, chemical and biological characteristics of a watershed and the factors affecting water quality, flora and fauna. Use Geological Information Systems (GIS) as well as digital meters and Global Positioning Systems (GPS) in the field for data collection. Learn about the factors affecting ecosystem structure and function, including biogeochemical cycles, symbiotic relationships, and the impact of alien species. Investigate the unique characteristics and functions of different ecosystems, including a salt marsh, rocky shore, riparian buffer and coral reef. Lab fee $40. Prerequisite: Any one of the following: BIO 101 or BIO 102 or BIO 103 or BIO 105 or BIO 107 or BIO 108 or permission of department chair. Eligibility for ENG 101/ENG 101A and eligibility for any general education math.

Term: Fall 2021

Course Type: Credit - 4 Credits

Section: 001

Ways to take the class: Face-to-face

Days: TTH

Time: 2:00PM to 4:45PM

Start Date: 08/31/2021

End Date: 12/19/2021

Location: Arnold Campus

Room: HLSB 121 Building:
Health and Life Sciences

Instructor: TBA

Class Size: 24