Certificate in Environmental Impact Assessment - Field Survey of Terrestrial Biodiversity BIOL 3620   Field Survey of Terrestrial Biodiversity
Measuring and interpreting trends in the biodiversity of organisms in terrestrial environments. Field-intensive, with one week spent camping at a field station. Techniques for identification of major groups (lichens, mosses, higher plants, insects, amphibians, birds, mammals), sampling presence and abundance of species, and relating trends to natural and anthropogenic variation.
NOTES: Offered in summer through SEASIDE. An auxiliary fee is charged to cover field expenses. For dates, times and special registration procedures, see seaside.science.dal.ca.
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FORMAT COMMENTS: Field intensive
PREREQUISITES: BIOL 2003.03 and BIOL 2060.03 (or BIOA 3001.03) or permission of instructor