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BIO 326 - Field Ecology: Ecology of the Rockies


Prerequisites: BIO 104 
Fulfills a course requirement in the Biology and Environmental Science Core Concentration
This is a field-intensive ecology course to study the various communities found in the Beartooth Mountain region of the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem. We will use the natural laboratory of the Rocky Mountains to teach students various topics in Plant, Community and Ecosystem Ecology. Students will learn numerous field techniques to understand the structure and the dynamics of the communities. Topics will include Community properties including population structure, Competition, Succession, Soil Ecology, Riparian woodlands, Disturbance & Fire Ecology, Physiological ecology and Human Impact on the region. Students will learn about Environmental (Regional and National) issues that are impacting the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.

3 credits
Summer Session II



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