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2022-2023 Catalog 
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BIOL 209 - General Ecology

General Education Elective

4 Credits

This course will provide an introduction to the interactions between living organisms and their physical, chemical and biological environments. Several levels of ecological organization are examined. These include the study of different types of populations, communities and ecosystems. Topics include population structure and growth, species interaction, energy flow, nutrient cycling, succession, and applications to current environmental management issues. Students will learn about global issues and ecosystems, but emphasis will be on the Greater Yellowstone and Great Basin Ecosystems. Students will perform ecological experiments in the field as well as in the laboratory.

Corequisites: BIOL 209L  

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