BIO-326 Coastal Marine Ecology

This course examines the ecology of coastal marine ecosystems (salt marshes, coral reefs, mangroves, sea grass beds, estuaries, barrier islands) with an emphasis on the physical, chemical, and biological organization of each system. The course will also cover current developments in coastal marine ecology, including discussion of human impacts on coastal systems. Lectures and an off-campus study component. Venues include but not limited to: Florida, Belize, the Caribbean, Hawaii. Prequisites: BIO-203 or both ENV-260 and BIO-202. Corequisite: BIO-326L


4 credits


BIO-203 or both ENV-260 and BIO 202 must be completed prior to registering for this course.


BIO-326L must be taken concurrently with this course.