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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 NOTE: Students must concurrently register for a lecture and a corresponding 0-credit lab section of this course. Credits: 4
Lowe, Benjamin, "BIOL1130-BA.Biodiversity/Conservation Biol.F15.Lowe,Benjamin" (2015). Syllabi. 5587.