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Ecology

BIOL 216
Fall 2012
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: ENVS 216
Certificates: Environmental Studies

Ecology is the study of interactions between organisms and their environment, both physical and biotic. 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)(E&ES)(ENVS)(SISP)
Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%

Last Updated on APR-21-2014
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