Oct 02, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIO 278 - Coastal Ecology

(3 Credits)
Lecture: 2 hours Laboratory: 3 hours Total: 6 hours per week

Investigates beach, saltmarsh, and estuarine ecosystems including the effects of chemical, geological, and physical factors upon the distribution of organisms. Discusses the effects of pollution and human manipulation of the coastline. Includes observation and identification of coastal plants and animals, and analysis of the dynamics of coastal community structure and function in a field-based setting.



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