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Biogeography

Description:
A study of the distribution of organisms in space and time. Includes comparative and experimental tests of island biogeographic theory; the significance of spatial and temporal scale; the roles of dispersal and vicariance; phylogenetic implications; geographic patterns of species diversity in marine and terrestrial ecosystems; contemporary analytical methods; mass extinctions and the fossil record; historical biogeography; macroecology; and the importance of biogeography for understanding conservation strategies and the global biodiversity crisis. Conducted in seminar format with student discussions.

Pre Requisites: Pre-requisite = Graduate degree student in Biology or permission.

Offered in:

2018 Spring

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 17398 W
1:00 - 3:59 pm
Rex,Michael A W03-0022
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 01/22/2018 - 05/09/2018
Capacity: 12
Enrolled: 3
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-requisite = Graduate degree student in Biology or permission.
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