Relationships between the living and nonliving components of Arctic, Tropical and temperate ecosystems are discovered and compared. Effects of global and local occurrences on the origin and distribution of species and modern practices of conservation are emphasized. The laboratory includes campus field work and local field trips. Prior science study preferred but not required. Class, three hours; lab: 2 hours per week. (Lecture: 3 cr.; Lab: 1cr.) Must be registered for lecture and lab sections.
Prerequisites & Notes BIO 130 or ENV 140, or permission of instructor.