ENVS 2000 Biodiversity of Alaskan Ecosystems

(B) Bachelors
(OS) Halmos Coll of Nat Sci & Ocn
(OMES) OS - Marine & Environ Sciences
3 credits

This course is an introduction to Alaska's diverse wildlife in a biological, ecological and evolutionary context. The course will cover biological and ecological aspects of the diverse flora and fauna located throughout Alaska's ecosystems including such topics as natural history, geography and geology, ecosystem characterization and connections, and wildlife populations and conservation. This course is designed to prepare students for a 10 day field course to explore Alaska's wilderness and observe its biodiversity first hand. Prerequisite: BIOL 1100 or higher. Frequency: Every fall, odd Year (Description Last Updated: Fall 2016 (201720))

Learning Outcomes

  1. Evaluate basic biological and ecological concepts and describe how they apply to Alaskan organisms.
  2. Compare and contrast various natural and anthropogenic impacts which affect Alaskan habitats and biota, as well as identifying the various stakeholders involved.
  3. Describe current wildlife conservation activities, as well as long-term conservation and management goals in Alaska.
  4. Describe Alaskan ecosystems, habitats, communities and their associated flora and fauna.
Term CRN Dates Campus Instructor
Current Course Offerings
201730 31401 01/09 - 03/05/2017 On-line Course Arena, Paul
Future Course Offerings (Subject To Change)
No courses currently scheduled
Class Full Full

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