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2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MAST 627 - Biological Oceanography

Credit(s): 3
Component: Lecture
Ecologically-oriented study of biological oceanography and marine biology. Emphasis on food web dynamics, nutrient cycles, and ecophysiology in the open oceans, benthos, coral reefs and hydrothermal vents. Special topics include coastal eutrophication, overfishing, role of marine organisms and the oceans in climate change. Students will be expected to read primary literature, write a research proposal and learn some basic programming to solve homework problems.
Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
PREREQ: Undergraduates must have BISC207, BISC208, MAST314, MAST482. No pre-requisites for graduate students.