Ecology is the scientific study of the processes influencing the distribution and abundance of organisms, interactions among organisms, and the transformation and flux of energy and matter. Students will explore this definition at a variety of spatial scales and will examine how ecological principles are used to address environmental problems. In the lab/field portion, students will practice the entire research process from proposal to manuscript by completing an independent project at the Abernathy Field Station.
Offered: Alternating Spring terms
Three hours lecture, three hours lab