Stream and Wetland Ecology

Stream and Wetland Ecology
Stream and wetland ecology; their biota and their physical/chemical properties.
 Hours4.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 4.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesBio 350, Chem 106; or equivalent.
 TaughtFall odd years
 ProgramsContaining BIO 557
Course Outcomes

Streams and Wetlands

Develop an understanding of streams and wetlands within the broader context of ecology and conservation.

Conservation Issues

Become familiar with the major conservation issue in streams and wetlands and the underlying ecological concepts.

Current Literature

Initial exposure to the current literature.

Critical Thinking

Develop skills related to critical thinking. That is, learn how to: a) read critically and summarize information, b) draw conclusions and synthesize information to develop new questions and hypotheses, and c) design experiments or comparative studies. It is important to start early to learn how to think, read, and write critically.