ENV 734b/EVST 400/E&EB 275/575 () / 2023-2024

Biological Oceanography

Credits: 3

Spring 2024: M,W, 1:00-2:15, TBA


Exploration of oceanic ecosystems and how these environments function as coupled physical/biological systems. Ocean currents and other physical processes determine where nutrients are available to support primary production and where organisms from plankton to top predators occur. Includes discussion of anthropogenic impacts, such as the effects of fishing and climate change on marine ecosystems.

Recommended prerequisite: college-level biology or ecology course.
Limited to 15