BIOLOGY

BIO-562
Field Methods (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Biological, chemical, and physical analysis of freshwater and terrestrial habitats. Students participate in weekend field trips to conduct group projects and learn skills for geographic survey, chemical and physical examinations of habitat quality, field sampling techniques of flora and fauna, taxonomic identification, statistical and data analysis, and presentation of results. Usually offered alternate falls. Prerequisite: BIO-423 and MATH-221 or STAT-202, or graduate standing in biology or environmental science, or permission of instructor.