Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 1 only
Weekly hours: 1 Lecture hours and 2 Practicum/Lab hours
College: Graduate and Postdoc Studies
This course examines how principles and theories in ecology can better inform ecotoxicology problems at multiple levels of biological organization (individuals to ecosystems). Much of the science of this relatively young discipline has traditionally lacked a conceptual basis and major recent advances are being drawn from ecological theories, models and approaches to strengthen the field. Students will examine current advanced topics and contemporary approaches that add ecological relevance and predictive strength to both field and laboratory ecotoxicology studies.
Permission of the instructor is required.
Note: Students cannot receive credit for both BIOL 475 and BIOL 875.
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