Biodiversity and Conservation Biology
Also: ES 348
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.
- If taken as ER 313,
- admission to Certificate or Diploma program in Restoration of Natural Systems; or
- permission of the program.
- If taken as ES 348,
- all of ER 200, BIOL 184, BIOL 186.