GEOG 274

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.

Prerequisites:

Recommendation(s):

Undergraduate course in Geography offered by the Department of Geography in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Schedules:
Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019

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