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BIO-326   Coastal Marine Ecology4 credits

Prerequisites: BIO-203 or both ENV-260 and BIO-202

Corequisites: BIO-326L

This course examines the ecology of coastal marine ecosystems (salt marshes, coral reefs, mangroves, sea grass beds, estuaries, barrier islands) with an emphasis on the physical, chemical, and biological organization of each system. The course will also cover current developments in coastal marine ecology, including discussion of human impacts on coastal systems. Lectures and an off-campus study component. Venues include but are not limited to Florida, Belize, the Caribbean, Hawaii.

BIO-326L   Coastal Marine Ecology Laboratory1 credit

Prerequisites: x

Corequisites: BIO-326

The laboratory course for BIO-326.