Human activities are fundamentally altering our landscapes and our atmosphere. The science of ecology is central to our ability to sustain populations of organisms, regional and global biodiversity, and the provision of critical ecosystem services. Course emphasizes critical analysis of ecological data and the design and interpretation of ecological experiments and models. Students will become well equipped to evaluate environmental science as it is reported in the popular press. Not open to students who have credit for Biology 209D-2, 209S-1, or 209-1.
Not open to students who have taken or are currently enrolled in Biology 209-1, 209S-1 or 209D-2