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BIO 175LA. Introductory Marine Biology

Target Audience: Undergraduate Student

Institution: Duke University Marine Laboratory

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Course Description: This course focuses on the biology of marine systems, emphasizing field experiences and hands-on activities. It begins with basic physical characteristics of the world’s oceans and the basic processes of life. It then covers diversity of life in marine systems, a survey of marine habitats, and discussion of human impacts on marine systems.

Physical and chemical aspects of estuarine and marine ecosystems and environments. Functional adaptations of marine organisms and the role of man and society on the ecosystems. Includes field trips to local environments with an emphasis on impacted environments and their relation to societal activity and policy.

Course Fees and Expenses: Tuition $4,012, Room & Board: $2,414

Scholarships, Fellowships, Associated with the Course:

Scholarship Deadline: April 1

Funding Source: None

How to Apply:

Application Closing Date: 05/01/2015


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