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Ecology


BIOL 216
Spring 2019 not offered
Crosslisting: ENVS 216
Certificates: Environmental Studies
Course Cluster: Integrated Design, Engineering & Applied Science Minor

Ecology is the scientific study of interactions between organisms and their environment, both biotic and abiotic. We will look at how these interactions shape fundamental characteristics of populations, communities, and ecosystems. Topics will include predation, competition, symbioses, and effects of stress and resource limitation in diverse environments. We will cover important consequences of interactions such as coevolution, population outbreaks, ecological coexistence, patterns of biodiversity, ecological succession, species invasions, food web dynamics, nutrient and energy cycling, variation in ecosystem goods and services, and global change.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: NSM BIOL
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: [BIOL182 or MB&B182]
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (BIOL)(CES)(CIS)(ENVS)(IDEA-MN)(SISP)

Last Updated on JUL-18-2019
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