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Graduate Catalog 2014-15 
Graduate Catalog 2014-15 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOS 5440 - Global Change Ecology

The causes and consequences of global climate change will be the focus of this course. We will examine the most recent predictions about the rate and magnitude of global warming, and the likely consequences for plants, animals, and other components of natural ecosystems, and humans. The last several weeks will be devoted to additional global change issues, including loss of biodiversity, introduced species, ozone depletion, and acid precipitation.Twice during the semester, each student will prepare a detailed illustrated outline and lead a class discussion.

Credits: 3 hours

Notes: Open to Upperclass and Graduate Students.
When Offered: Fall (alternate years).

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