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2012-2013 Academic Catalog 
2012-2013 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIO 395-01 - Advanced Special Topic: Namib Desert Ecology

2 credits (Fall)
This short course will use the primary literature to explore the ecology of the Namib Desert, examining abiotic and biotic controls on community structure, evolutionary adaptations to desert life, and the potential influence of climate change on this arid ecosystem. Evaluation will include two exams on desert ecology, as well as a paper examining the state of current knowledge on an ecological topic of interest to each student.

Prerequisite: BIO 252 .
Note: Dates: October 29 to December 14. 1/2 semester deadlines apply.
Instructor: Jacobson, K