Jul 12, 2024  
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ES 379 - Biodiversity


4 credits
Studies the integration of theory, methods, and applications in modern biodiversity sciences, covering the origins of biodiversity, ecological and biogeographic distributions of diversity, major adaptive radiations, and episodes of mass extinctions with a focus on the problem of modern extinctions. Includes descriptions of biodiversity within genealogical and ecological hierarchies, phylogenetic theory and lineage analysis, and a broad overview describing the results of modern systematics research and bioinformatics. Explores applications of biodiversity sciences in biological inventory, monitoring, and global biodiversity assessment through case studies and practical examples drawn from recent literature. Approved for University Studies (Integration - Strand H). Prerequisite(s): ES 101 , ES 102 , ES 103 , or equivalent.
Grade mode designated on a CRN basis each term. Students should consult current term schedule.



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