BIO 370 Field Ecology

This course addresses contemporary approaches to ecology and conservation, with emphasis on ecological field work in diverse locations. The course will have a regional focus, with the possibility of emphasis on desert, mountain, coastal, or tropical ecosystems. Students will conduct field research, including the design, implementation, data analysis, and presentation of research projects. Emphasis will be placed on the impacts of anthropogenic change on native ecosystems. The course will include field trips, including several extended trips on weekends and outside of class hours.

Credits

4 units

Prerequisite

BIO 260, BIO 270, GEO 225, or permission of instructor

Corequisite

BIO 370L

Core Requirements Met

  • Laboratory Science