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Biology (BIOL)

Faculty of Science
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

BIOL 2600 [0.5 credit]

Introduction to Ecology

The scientific study of interactions of living organisms and their environment, and how these affect the distribution and abundance of life. Topics include energy transformation and flow, nutrient cycling, population and community dynamics, human impacts on ecosystems, conservation issues. Laboratory includes field and computer exercises.
Prerequisites: BIOL 1003 and BIOL 1004, or permission of the Department.
Lectures three hours a week, laboratory or tutorial four hours a week.

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