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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GPH 383P Biogeography

3 Credit(s) DII
This course serves as an introduction to the basic facts and concepts of biogeography. It will review the biogeographical and other enviromental controls which help to explain distribution of plants and animals. It will bring together specialized subdisciplines and information of both plants and animals in order to explain patterns of geographic distributions of organisms in terms of the historical and contemporary environmental processes that have caused them. Finally, the course will review in detail the distributions of contemporary plant and animal groups with a special focus on North America. Computer analysis will be used to explore these concepts. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for GGR332P Prerequisite: One introductory natural science course or permission of the Department Chairperson.