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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Biological Sciences (BISC)
BISC
3454
Marine Ecology
Marine Ecology
Spring 2017
3
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Lecture
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30

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Abiotic and biotic factors in marine environments in general and ecological theory behind how they shape communities, biomes, and patterns in marine biodiversity; major marine habitats and the important organisms, physical environment, and major interactions in each; threats to marine environments and effective conservation strategies.
Upon completion of the course students should be able to:
1. Describe important physical and abiotic conditions of the marine environment, e.g. light, 
flow, temperature, pressure, salinity, dissolved oxygen.
2. Distinguish the relative importance of interactions between marine organisms and their 
environment in a variety of marine habitats.
3. Relate major developments in the field of marine ecology to the effects of global change 
and implementation of conservation and restoration approaches.
4. Analyze readings from the marine ecology primary literature and critically evaluate their 
findings.
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