Aug 06, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

MSCI 476 - Marine Plankton (3 credits)


(Prereq: MSCI 302 ) (Coreq: MSCI 476L ) This course explores the structure and function of planktonic communities. The role of phytoplankton, zooplankton and bacteria are examined in detail. Concepts such as: mineral cycling, energy flow, predator/prey relationships, trophic interactions as well as spatial and temporal dynamics are investigated in lecture, discussion, and an integrated laboratory setting. S, odd years.