Ecology and the Marine Environment

Course Dates

May 29, 2017 to June 12, 2017

Prerequisites

None.

Equivalent Note

Cornell students: this course is equivalent to BioEE 1610.

Cornell students, this course fulfills the following requirements (just like BioEE 1610):

Course Description

Happy EME student in the field on Appledore Island (photo by Jan Factor).

Happy EME student in the field on Appledore Island (photo by Jan Factor).

This course provides an introduction to ecology, covering interactions between marine organisms and the environment at scales of populations, communities, and ecosystems. The course concludes with a final field-based project conducted by student teams.

Internship prerequisite: This course is recommended experience for the Intertidal Ecology Internship.

Faculty

Dr. Jed Sparks:

Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University

Dr. Jan Factor:

Professor, School of Natural and Social Science, Purchase College SUNY

Dr. Rick Zechman:

Associate Dean, College of Natural Resources and Sciences, Humboldt State University

EME Faculty, 2015
Ecology and the Marine Environment 2015 faculty: Dr. Factor, Dr. Crumsey, Dr. Zechman and Joe Byington (TA).

Status

Open

Course Numbers

Cornell: BIOSM 1610 (3 Credits)
UNH: MEFB 674 (4 Credits)