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Area of Study
Goals: To understand the ecological, evolutionary, geological, and historical factors which have led to the current distribution and abundance of organisms; to examine the changes in these distributions due to human activities; and to evaluate conservation strategies for different types of organisms. Content: Fundamentals of population ecology, community ecology and evolution; classification of organisms; patterns of biodiversity in space and time; extinctions and their causes; conservation genetics; design of nature preserves. Prerequisites: None.
Farris, Michael, "BIOL1130-BA.Biodiversity/Conservation Biol.F13.Farris,Michael" (2013). Historic Syllabi -- full text access limited to internal Hamline administrative staff only. 1622.