BIO 618: Problems in Ecology.
6 hours (2 lecture, 4 lab), 4 credits. Recent advances in ecology; population and community interactions; the nature of the niche; endangered species; threats to the biosphere; and possible modes of recovery. Laboratory and greenhouse experiments involving intraspecific and interspecific competition in conspecifics. Fieldwork pertaining to soils and community analyses and to forest dynamics.
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