Ecophysiology of Animals|
This course will examine the physiological adaptations of animals to their natural habitats. Starting with an overview of basic physiological requirements (energy and metabolism, thermal considerations, water relations), a series of case studies will investigate physiological and life-history specializations to diverse ecological conditions in a variety of invertebrates and vertebrates.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: [BIOL182 or MB&B182]
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (BIOL)(ENVS)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Readings will be taken from primary literature (Science, Nature, Evolution, Animal Behavior, Behavioural Ecology, PNAS, etc.)
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Weekly take-home assignments based on lectures; 4 exams plus a final.
|Instructor(s): Chan,Benjamin KaMing Times: .M.W... 11:00AM-12:20PM; Location: SCIE139; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 35||SR major: 10||JR major: 10|| || |
|Seats Available: 8||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 2||JR non-major: 3||SO: 10||FR: X|
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