|Fall Term 2014 Conservation Biology - 5132 - BIOL 245
Prerequisites/Notes: BIOL 140 or BIOL 150, and sophomore standing
Catalog Description : This course explores scientific concepts related to the conservation and restoration of Earth's biological diversity. Topics include patterns of species and ecosystem diversity, the relationship between biodiversity and ecosystem functioning, causes of extinction, assessing extinction risk, behavioral indicators, in-situ and ex-situ management strategies for endangered species, and ecosystem restoration. Lecture only.
Attributes: Nat Science Div GER (01cr), Diversity-Global GER (01cr), BM Natural Science (01cr), Foundation/Gateway Course