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BIO-377   Physiology of Extremes3 credits

Prerequisites: BIO-202 and BIO-330

Corequisites: BIO-377L

An in depth coverage of how organisms survive under extreme environmental conditions. Topics will include physiological adaptations to life in environments with extreme temperatures, oxygen concentrations, salinities, and limited water availability, such as deserts, high altitudes, and arctic or alpine tundra. Three lectures/discussions and one three-hour laboratory weekly.

BIO-377L   Physiology of Extremes Laboratory1 credit

Prerequisites: BIO-202 and BIO-330

Corequisites: BIO-377

This is the laboratory course for BIO-377.