Biology: Ecology and EvolutionaryBIOE 165 Marine Conservation Biology

Initially undertakes an in-depth comparison of the biology and conservation of marine versus terrestrial ecosystems. With this foundation, course examines marine biodiversity loss resulting from overexploitation, habitat loss, species introduction, and pollution, with particular emphasis on the resulting trophic cascades, biodiversity losses, and climate change. Students cannot receive credit for this course and Environmental Studies 120.

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 20A, BIOE 20B, and BIOE 20C; OCEA 101 recommended.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Fall

Instructor

Donald Croll