EARTH 156 - Coral Reef Dynamics
Winter 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Earth and Environmental Sciences (EARTH)
Department: LSA Earth & Environmental Sciences
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Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
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Coral Reefs Dynamics examines the different components of this very important marine ecosystem. The biology and ecology of modern reefs are a central focus of the class, together with the evolution of the reef community and its composition over geologic time. The class also investigates the interaction between the major organisms living in association with coral reefs and the ways in which our species affects the reefs both directly and indirectly through climate change.
The course combines student presentations and discussions with traditional lectures. No background in science is necessary.

Course Requirements:

Two one-hour exams taken on Canvas in the classroom.

Intended Audience:

First Year Seminar. ONLY first year undergraduates may register.

Class Format:

This is a seminar, so attendance and class participation are an integral part of the class.


EARTH 156 - Coral Reef Dynamics
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001 (SEM)
 In Person
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: First Year Seminar. ONLY first year undergraduates may register.

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