Paleoecology and Environmental Change
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.
- Credit will be granted for only one of BIOL 557, BIOL 457, BIOL 550B (if taken in the same topic).
- A combined undergraduate and graduate course.