BIOL 473 - Estuarine Ecology (MO)
(Prerequisites: BIOL 141 or BIOL 101 or permission of instructor; lab is optional)
The ecology of marine and estuarine systems, including soil chemistry, halophyte physiology, tidal marsh ontogeny, ecosystem function and the consequences of human alteration of the coastal zone. Lab includes a week-long field trip during Spring Break to Sapelo Island, Georgia, and Cocodrie, Louisiana. Spring, even years. Three hours lecture, three hours lab.