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Marine Population Ecology & Dynamics

OverviewWhat to expect Overview: This field and laboratory course explores fundamental theories in marine ecology at the population, community, and ecosystem levels of biological organization. Students will read relevant literature, mainly from temperate Pacific nearshore regions, to learn about the key ecological theories that have been developed in, and applied to, marine environments. Topics explored…
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Ecological Adaptations of Seaweeds

OverviewWhat to expect Overview: In this course, we will explore the evolution, ecology and biodiversity of seaweeds and discuss ecological adaptations that have allowed them to thrive and diversify over time.  We will discuss the deep evolution of photosynthesis and the process of endosymbiosis that gave rise to photosynthetic protists, known as “algae.” We will…
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Directed Studies in Marine Science

Overview Overview: Undergraduate and Graduate Directed Studies may be undertaken at any time during the summer term. Study will involve a research project approved by a supervisor in the student's field of interest. Projects will be designed to take advantage of laboratory and/or field opportunities. Applications should be accompanied by a project outline and a…
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