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Dr. Edith Krause

Edith Krause is a printmaker, currently living in Langley, British Columbia. She began her art studies at Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design and recently completed her MFA at the University of Alberta. Previously, she studied and worked in the fields of marine biology and aquatic ecology at the University of British Columbia and…

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Fiona Francis

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Rob Cavagnaro

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Directed Studies in Marine Science

OverviewWhat to expectOverview Overview: The object of this course is to learn how to undertake an independent research project in your field of interest. Working independently or in pairs, you will design, implement, analyze the data you collect, investigate background, peer-reviewed, scientific literature, write and present your research  proposal, write a scientific report as for…
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Applied Data Analysis in Marine Science

OverviewWhat to expect This course provides students with skills for experimental design, data analysis, and scientific inference. An applied approach will be taken, with data analysis methods being implemented with the statistics programming language R. Aspects of data analysis that will be covered include data management, data visualization, programming, and statistics. Statistics topics will include…
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Animal Structure & Function

OverviewWhat to expect This course is an introduction to principles underlying how animals are 'designed'.  Topics to be covered include:  'tree thinking' (how to place animals and their parts into a phyolgenetic context), scaling (mechanical and physiological consequences of body size), an introduction to fluid dynamics (life at low and high Reynold's number, surface tension,…
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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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