MBIO 2410 Marine Biology and Lab

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

This introductory course for the marine biology major will acquaint the student with basic principles of marine biology and function as a complementary course to Oceanography/Lab (MBIO 2500). The course will touch upon basic aspects of physical, chemical, and geological oceanography, and then focus upon marine communities found in the open ocean, deep sea, coastal shelf and inter tidal regions. Species diversity, phylogenetic relationships, organisms function, symbiotic relationships, and ecological interactions will be examined. Prerequisite: BIOL 1510 or BIOL 1510H. Frequency: Every Fall. (Description Last Updated: Fall 2016 (201720))

Learning Outcomes

  1. Amplify your understanding of basic biology to incorporate more specific knowledge of marine organisms and habitats.
  2. Develop an introductory understanding of marine chemistry, physics and geology.
  3. Describe the variety of marine community types, and their relationships with each other and terrestrial systems.
  4. Attain a working understanding of the wide variety of marine organisms.
  5. Describe local marine communities and their associated flora and fauna.
  6. Produce laboratory reports that demonstrate the ability to research and describe marine organism relationships and behavior.
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