BIOL 457

Paleoecology and Environmental Change

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Fundamental principles of paleoecology with emphasis on species, community and ecosystem responses to environmental change over the past 2 million years. Topics include: using fossil remains to infer ecological dynamics and climate change since the last glaciation; ice age megafaunal extinctions; role of paleoecology in conservation.

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Recommendation(s):

Undergraduate course in Biology offered by the Department of Biology in the Faculty of Science.

Schedules:
Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018

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