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BIO-317   Stream Ecology3 credits

Prerequisites: BIO-203

Corequisites: BIO-317L

This course examines the ecology of streams with an emphasis on the physical, chemical and biological organization of stream ecosystems. The course will also cover current theories in stream ecology. Students will learn laboratory and field methods for conducting stream research and will be expected to complete a field-based research project. Lectures and one four-hour laboratory weekly. Some weekend field trips are required.

BIO-317L   Stream Ecology Laboratory1 credit

Prerequisites: BIO-203

Corequisites: BIO-317

This laboratory is for course BIO-317.