Dec 06, 2021  
Catalog 2021-2022 
Catalog 2021-2022

BIO 448 - Freshwater Ecology

In-depth exploration of freshwater and estuarine ecosystems, including aquatic organisms and their taxonomy; the ecology of freshwater ecosystems; and the influences of biogeochemistry, water quality, hydrology, and geomorphology on biota. The course focuses on applying ecological and chemical knowledge to assessing and managing freshwater ecosystems. Will include weekend or odd-hour field trips with concurrent field/laboratory section.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): [Prereq: BIO 340  and GWAR and (ENVS 350  or ENVS 332  or MSCI 350 ) with a C- or better]
Typically Offered: Fall term only

Units: 4