Introduction to Biogeography
Units: 1.5, Hours: 2-2
Examines the relationships among organisms - principally plants and animals - and their environment, emphasizing their distributions across a range of spatial and temporal scales. Examines basic ecological and evolutionary concepts affecting biogeographic processes of dispersal, speciation and extinction; how patterns of biodiversity change over space and time from early earth history to the contemporary environment; the nature of changing biotic distributions with increasing human impacts and global change.
Note: Biology 12 or BIOL 150B recommended.
Prerequisites: 101A or 103.
Undergraduate course in Geography offered by the Department of Geography in the Faculty of Social Sciences.