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2017-2018 School of Graduate Studies Catalog 
    
2017-2018 School of Graduate Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 706 - Estuarine Ecology

4 Credit(s) This course provides an overview of estuarine environments, where freshwater meets saltwater. Interactions between the physical, chemical and biological components of an estuarine environment are explored and illustrated by field experiences. Participants gain a hands-on appreciation of the dynamic nature and ecological importance of estuarine environments. Emphasis is on methods for data collection and investigations appropriate for the classroom. This intensive 50-hour course may include field time outside of scheduled hours.
Prerequisites:
Two upper-level undergraduate courses in biology or permission of Department Chairperson.