Biology 268 - Marine Ecology

Marine Ecology

Paulette M. Peckol

TU TH 9:25 AM - 10:40 AM

Smith College
The oceans cover over 75 percent of the Earth and are home to enormous biodiversity. Marine Ecology explores a variety of coastal and oceanic systems, focusing on natural and human-induced factors that affect biodiversity and the ecological balance in marine habitats. Using case studies, the class studies some successful conservation and management strategies, including Marine Protected Areas. This course uses a variety of readings, group activities and short writing assignments to develop vital skills such as effective oral, graphical and written communication; critical thinking; and problem solving. Enrollment limited to 24. Corequisite: BIO 269.
Multiple required components--lab and/or discussion section. To register, submit requests for all components simultaneously.

Must take Course(s) BIO 269 - Marine Ecology Lab

Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.