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2021-2022 Catalogue 
2021-2022 Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BI 321 - Marine Biology

An introduction to the function, diversity, and ecology of marine organisms and their environment. This course introduces the major groups of marine organisms, marine ecosystems (rocky intertidal, deep sea, coral reefs, etc.), and human impacts on the marine environment. Laboratory sessions include studies on ocean acidification, dissection of invertebrates, field trips to local marine habitats, and live organisms, many from coastal habitats in the Northeast Atlantic. This course is offered in alternating years.

Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory each week for one semester Four credits.

Pre or Co-requisite(s): BI 103 - BI 104 or equivalent as determined by Department Chair.

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