ES 348

Biodiversity and Conservation Biology

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Also: ER 313

Formerly: 318

Study of biological organisms and ecosystems with particular reference to mechanisms of change and human impacts on the environment. Focuses on: biodiversity (definition, assessment methods, loss, and evaluation); population biology (concepts and research methods); habitat loss; species extinction; exotic species and their impacts; and possibilities for human intervention in alleviating trends in species loss and ecosystem degradation.

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Prerequisites:

Undergraduate course in Environmental Studies offered by the School of Environmental Studies in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Schedules:
Summer Fall Spring

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