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Graduate Course Details
Number BIO 706
Title Estuarine Ecology
Credits 4.0
Prerequisites Two upper-level undergraduate courses in biology or permission of Department Chairperson


This course provides an overview of estuarine environments, where freshwater meets saltwater. Interactions between the physical, chemical and biological components of an estuarine environment are explored and illustrated by field experiences. Participants gain a hands-on appreciation of the dynamic nature and ecological importance of estuarine environments. Emphasis is on methods for data collection and investigations appropriate for the classroom. This intensive 50-hour course may include field time outside of scheduled hours.