ENV 563 Freshwater Ecology

Prerequisites: ENV 501 and ENV 502, or permission of the instructor. Explores physical, chemical and biological aspects of lakes and streams. Aquatic organisms are surveyed along with their interrelationships and the physical and chemical components of the aquatic environment controlling their distribution and abundance. Productivity, energy flow and nutrient cycles are also discussed. Sampling and analysis techniques are described




Spring Semester (Odd Years)