Apr 12, 2024  
Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Course Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 364 - Freshwater and Marine Botany


Taxonomy, ecology, evolution and economics of cyanobacteria, algae and plants inhabiting freshwater and marine ecosystems. Lake, estuary, rocky intertidal, open ocean, kelp bed, seagrass, salt marsh and mangrove ecosystems will be studied. Labs will include collecting trips to local lakes, estuaries, salt marsh and beaches as well as culture and microscopic examination of algae. Three hours lecture and discussion, three hours laboratory per week.

Prerequisites
At least one 200-level Biology course (BIO 261 Economic Botany  perferred) or Permission of Instructor

Credits 1



Notes
A lab section must be taken with lecture.

Area
Natural Science

Division
Natural Science

Compass Attributes
Natural Science