2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

BIOL 04576 Methods in Plant and Animal Ecology

A studio course that provides a balanced survey of a variety of field techniques involving data collection or simulation and analysis of plant and animal populations and communities. Laboratory and field exercises will focus on critical thinking and problem-solving. This course is NOT designed to emphasize ecological theory nor scientific writing although aspects of each are included. Six hours of studio course times per week. Prerequisite: BIOL 04376; MATH 17114 for science majors highly recommended. (F, first block)