Introduction to Biological Oceanography
Units: 1.5 or 3.0
An introduction to the biology of the oceans, with supporting coverage of relevant physics and chemistry. Emphasis will be placed on plankton biology, community structure and life histories, and influencing environmental factors. Collections will be made from sheltered inlets, through Barkley Sound to offshore waters. Involves both field and laboratory studies of plankton organisms.
- This is a field course offered at the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre for upper level Biology credit. Please visit www.bamfieldmsc.com for more information.