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