BIOL 468

Food Web Ecology

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Characterizing food web interactions is fundamental to ecology. Provides a comprehensive introduction to the most important methods used to characterize food web interactions in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. Topics will include: isotopic ecology, ecological stoichiometry, nutritional geometry, lipid tracers, and molecular tracers.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of BIOL 468, BIOL 470 (if taken in the same topic).


  • BIOL 215; and
  • minimum third-year standing.

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

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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