Five College Consortium

BIOGEOGRAPHY

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
Biology
Course Number: 
366
Institution: 
Smith College
A study of major patterns of distribution of life and of the environmental and geological factors underlying these patterns. The role of phenomena such as sea-level fluctuations, plate tectonics, oceanic currents, biological invasions and climate change in determining past, present and future global patterns of biodiversity are considered. Fundamental differences between terrestrial and marine biogeography are highlighted. Prerequisite: a course in ecology, evolution, or organismal biology or permission of the instructor.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
30345-S18

Course Sections

BIOGEOGRAPHY
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Paulette Peckol ppeckol@smith.edu TTh 09:00-10:20 BURTON 101