BIOL 342 (Winter)

Contemporary Topics in Aquatic Ecology



Instructor(s):
 
I. Gregory-Eaves (Coordinator) TBA (514) 398-6425 irene.gregory-eaves@mcgill.ca
N. Price
N6/12
(514) 398-6468
neil.price@mcgill.ca
 
Workload:
 
3 credits (3-0-6)
 
 
Prerequisite(s):
 
BIOL 205, and BIOL 215 or both ENVR 200 and ENVR 202
 
Restriction:
 
Not open to those who have taken BIOL 432
 
Content:
 
The course teaches fundamental concepts in aquatic ecology by addressing topics that represent some of the most pressing issues environmental issues of the day. Seminars provide baseline knowledge about the structure and function of aquatic ecosystems and how these are altered by processes including climate change, ocean acidification, habitat loss and eutrophication.
 
Readings:
 
Selected book chapters and the primary literature
 
Method:
 
3 hrs of seminar per week
 
 
Evaluation:
 
Short written assignments, oral presentations, final term paper and class participation
Last update: March 22, 2017

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