Ocean SciencesOCEA 142 Ocean Ecosystems

Discussion of selected topics in animal ecology of the open sea: zooplankton production, variability of pelagic populations, food webs, deep-sea pelagic and benthic ecology, fisheries oceanography, and human effects on the open ocean biota. Students cannot receive credit for this course and OCEA 242 or BIOE 267.

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 20A, BIOE 20B, and BIOE 20C or equivalent; one ocean sciences course recommended.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Winter

Instructor

Mary Silver