BIO 282 - Advanced Marine Biology
Semester Hours: 4
Fall or Spring
This course focuses on the study of marine organisms and their adaptations to habitats ranging from the intertidal to the deep sea. Students will explore the biological, chemical, and physical principles that influence the ecology of marine species and communities. Each student will complete a review on a current topic in marine biology and present their findings to the class. In the laboratory component, students investigate the biology of marine species through field work and lab studies. (3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory.)
Course is offered once every two years. A course in general ecology and/or organismal biology; or permission of instructor. No credit for BIO 281 if BIO 181 is on undergraduate transcript.
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