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2020-2021 Academic Catalogue 
2020-2021 Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BI 311 - Aquatic Ecosystems

Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 3
Credit Hours: 4

This course is focused on the biological, chemical, and physical processes driving the interaction and interdependence of organisms in aquatic and marine communities. Lectures will be focused on the application of basic ecological theory and principles to an aquatic habitat, life cycles, and adaptations of organisms important in these systems, and a broad foundation of current issues related to these communities. Laboratory and field-based activities will cover important techniques to collect and analyze information, and a deeper and more practical understanding of the intricacies of local and regional aquatic habitats. Prerequisite(s): BI 101  and BI 102 , or BI 111 , BI 112 , BI 113 .