Catalog Description: The course will provide a historical background for the field of biogeography and the ecological foundations needed to understand the distribution and abundance of species and their changes over time. It will also discuss developing technologies (including genomic tools and environmental models) together with the availability of big data and increasingly sophisticated analytical tools to examine the relevance of the field to global change biology, conservation, and invasion biology, as well as sustainable food systems and ecosystem services.
Prerequisites: BIO 1B
Fall and/or Spring: 15 weeks - 3 hours of lecture and 3 hours of laboratory per week
Grading Basis: Letter
Final Exam Status: Final exam required
Also Listed As: ESPM C125/INTEGBI C166