BIO*313*10 Description


Wetlands Ecology


This course provides an in-depth examination of the function and types of wetlands with an emphasis on ecosystem services, biodiversity and conservation. Lecture will include a broad overview of the role wetlands play in larger ecosystems as well as the hydrology, geology, chemistry, trophic interactions and species common to these unique aquatic systems. Laboratories will include a large field-based component where students will learn to identify wetlands and their associated flora and fauna. Must Have Taken Bio*111 and Bio*112