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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)/Restriction(s): Prerequisites: One year of introductory science (biology, chemistry or physics); two semesters of upper-level science.
Note: Marine Studies Consortium course. Students should apply through Prof. Burkholder.