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DIVERSITY OF MARINE AND AQUATIC VEGETATION

MBAQ315

Description

This course will provide students with an in-depth exploration into the marine and aquatic photosynthetic organisms, including their identification, classification, and phylogenic relationships. Topics will explore the ecology, diversity, and biogeography of algae and plants found in a variety of habitats throughout the globe. Specific work will focus on the propagation, reproduction, and survival of micro- and macroscopic plants, as well as the interaction between humans and vegetative communities. Students will become familiar with the basic sampling techniques used to sample aquatic and marine vegetation. Research projects will be pursued throughout the course across a wide range of topics related to the biology and ecology of these species, with a particular focus on their conservation and ecology.
Pre Reqs:
BIOL-103 DE BIOLOGY: FOUNDATIONS OF LIFE
AND
BIOL-105 DE BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY, ECOLOGY, & EVOLUTION

Dates

Mar 29, 2021 — May 2, 2021

Location

Online

Registration Information

For credit cost: $1410