Five College Consortium

ST- Marine Biology

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
Biology
Course Number: 
497MB
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
This course introduces life in the sea from ecological and evolutionary perspectives. Topics will include primary and secondary production, interrelations of marine organisms and their environment (e.g. rocky intertidal, estuaries, interstitial communities, coral reefs, deep-sea communities), adaptations of marine organisms, human impacts on marine life, biodiversity, conservation, and aquaculture. Students will also learn about recent advances in marine research by reading primary literature on topics including reproduction, embryology, paleontology, metazoan body-plan evolution, evolution of development, and phylogeny.
Comments: 
This course is open to BIOLOGY majors only. BIOLOGY 280 OR 287 w/ C Concurrent enrollment in Biol 497ML, Marine Biology Lab, is required.
Additional fees are associated with this section.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
62008

Course Sections

ST- Marine Biology
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0 Akiko Okusu M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM