Welcome - Field Ecology BIOL 3614   Field Ecology
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This course provides practical experience in field ecology by collecting, analysing, and interpreting field data and preparing formal reports. Class research projects address questions in animal or plant ecology within intertidal, freshwater or forest ecosystems. Instruction includes data analysis and scientific writing skills. Evaluation is based on individual written papers.
NOTES: Includes several weekend field trips, some overnight camping; contact instructor for details and application; auxilliary fee charged to cover costs of field expenses; course aimed at 4th year majors and 3rd year honours students. Signature required.
FORMAT:
  • Lecture
  • Lab
  • Other (explain in comments)

FORMAT COMMENTS: Writing intensive; field intensive; includes several weekend field trips. 3 lecture or field trip hours, not evenly distributed across weeks.
PREREQUISITES: BIOL 2060.03 and STAT 1060.03; STAT 2080.03 recommended
RESTRICTIONS: E1, E2
EXCLUSIONS: BIOL 3615.03