Aug 09, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

MSCI 472 - Population Biology of Marine Organisms (3 credits)


(Prereq: MSCI 302 /MSCI 302L  or permission of the instructor) (Coreq: MATH 160  and MSCI 472L ) The course will cover principles of population Biology as related to marine organisms emphasizing theoretical and applied aspects of natural population dynamics and regulation, and development of skills for modeling and managing coastal marine populations. Specific topics covered include concepts of linear and nonlinear dynamics, demography, life history evolution, density dependence, population interaction models, individual based models, and larval ecology. Offered as needed.