Ocean Sciences

OCEA 218 Marine Microbial Ecology

Recent developments in the study of marine bacteria and their role in the marine ecosystem. Emphasis on biochemistry and physiology in relation to metabolic activity and elemental cycles, trophic interactions and flows of material and energy in marine food webs. Exams and research paper required. Students cannot receive credit for this course and OCEA 118 and BIOL 171. BIOL 20C and CHEM 1C recommended.