BIO 419 - Wetlands: Ecology, Hydrology, Restoration
Three Credits Fall Semester
Role of wetlands in hydrology and landscape ecology. Functions of marshes, swamps and bogs in water and nutrient cycles and in biodiversity. Links between wetlands and human activities (agriculture, coastal development, fisheries). Legal framework for protection/restoration of wetlands.
Prerequisite(s): Prerequisites: One year introductory science (biology, chemistry or physics); two semesters of upper-level science. Marine Studies Consortium course. Students should apply through Prof. Burkholder.