Oct 19, 2018  
2016-2017 HillBook (Class of 2020) 
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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.