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Marine Science (for High School Students) - Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Marine Science is an immersive 4-week summer program which introduces high school students to the marine environment. The course give students a better understanding and appreciation of the various fields in marine science as well as an introduction ...


Salt Marsh Ecology - Dauphin Island Sea Lab
This field experience transports middle and high school students to a local salt marsh and through hands-on activities, students learn basic ecological principles, local Gulf coast flora and fauna, how scientists collect data, the value of the salt ...


ROVing the Gulf - Dauphin Island Sea Lab
This field experience allows middle and high school students the opportunity to design and build their own ROV, fly their ROV in a pool or marine environment all while learning about the deep environments of the Gulf of Mexico. All our field ...


Technology in Marine Science: ROVs - Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Technology in Marine Science: ROVs is a 4.5 day professional learning opportunity for K-12 and informal educators held at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab from June 11 - June 15. The workshop consists of content delivery (by research scientists), a field ...


Fins, Fishes and Fisheries - Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Fins, Fishes and Fisheries is a 4.5 day professional learning opportunity for K-12 and informal educators held at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab from June 18 - June 22. The workshop consists of content delivery (by research scientists), field work, and ...


Climate Change in the Gulf of Mexico - Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Climate Change in the Gulf of Mexico is a 3.5 day professional learning opportunity for K-12 and informal educators held at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab from July 16-July 19. The workshop consists of content delivery (by research scientists), field ...


Coral Reef Ecology: Reef Response to Environmental Change - Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS)
The aim of this course is to study the biology and ecology of tropical corals and explore their response to environmental changes including those from projected global climate scenarios. This course covers the biological, physical, biogeochemical ...


Coral Reef Optics - Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS)
The aim of the Coral Reef Optics (CRO) course is to study the light ecology of coral reef benthic organisms and communities. There are two basic goals: the first is to understand variability in the quantity and quality of light reaching the seafloor ...


Modern Observational Oceanography - Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS)
During the 3-week course, a combination of lectures, laboratory training and fieldwork will introduce students to current research questions and observational methods used to investigate them. Themes will include carbon and nutrient cycling and the ...


Oceanography - University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Lab
This course provides a multidisciplinary foundation in oceanography, specifically the terminology, principles, processes, relationships, and phenomena pertaining to three of its traditional sub-disciplines: physical, geological, and chemical ...


Marine Mammals - University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Lab
An overview of the biology of marine mammals (cetaceans, pinnipeds, sirenians, sea otters, and the polar bear) including their classification, evolutionary history, anatomy, physiology, behavior, conservation and management. Prerequisites: Three ...


Marine Invertebrate Zoology - University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Lab
A concentrated study of the marine and estuarine invertebrates from the Mississippi Sound and contiguous continental shelf of the Gulf of Mexico. Emphasis is on structure, classification, phylogenic relationships, larval development and functional ...


Marine Ichthyology - University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Lab
Marine Ichthyology is an intensive marine biological field course requiring strenuous physical activity in the ocean. This course engages students to collect and identify marine fishes in numerous habitats in the Gulf of Mexico. Students experience ...


Marine Ecology - University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Lab
A study of marine organisms and their relationships to the environment, including such topics as primary production, populations and communities, biogeochemical cycles, trophic ecology, larval ecology, and human influences. Laboratory involves ...


Marine Biology - University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Lab
An ecological approach is taken to understand the biology of marine systems with emphasis on local organisms; their habitats, life cycles and survival strategies. Prerequisites: Two semesters of biology or permission of instructor. COA 301, 301L: ...


Marine Animal Behavior - University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Lab
This specialized course will provide an in-depth exploration of animal behavior in marine organisms, including both the physiological and ecological aspects of behavior. The course will introduce students to techniques for observing animal behavior ...


Field and Lab Techniques in Marine Fisheries - University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Lab
This course will introduce students to the principles of fishery survey design, field techniques, and laboratory procedures. The course will consist of lectures, field trips in estuarine and marine environments, and laboratory exercises to provide ...


Dolphin and Whale Behavior - University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Lab
Students will learn tools and techniques used in the systematic observation and documentation of delphinid behavior in the wild. Course includes both classroom lecture and field studies focused primarily on dolphins of the Mississippi Sound. ...


Coastal Ornithology - University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Lab
This course explores the highly diverse avian habitats found along the Mississippi Gulf Coast focusing on the study of avian ecology. Class activities include a significant emphasis on the use of both sight and sound as means of field ...


Coastal Herpetology - University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Lab
The coastal plain of the Southeast boasts an outstanding diversity of amphibians and reptiles, making the region an excellent place to study these often reclusive and elusive creatures. This course provides students with an introduction to ...


Barrier Island Ecology - University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Lab
This field course will familiarize students with concepts of coastal ecology with emphasis on the diversity of plant and animal communities unique to the northern Gulf of Mexico barrier island ecosystem. Field excursions to barrier islands off ...


BI 408/508 Ocean Acidification - Weekend Workshop - Oregon Institute of Marine Biology
BI 408/508 Ocean Acidification (2 quarter credits) A course to introduce students to the dynamic biogeochemical shifts in the world’s oceans and specifically along the Southern Oregon Coast through lectures and field observations. Students will ...


BI 408/508 BIOLOGICAL ILLUSTRATION - WEEKEND WORKSHOP - Oregon Institute of Marine Biology
BI 408/508 BIOLOGICAL ILLUSTRATION (2 quarter credits) Shows how to produce accurate drawings of animals and plants suitable for reference, publication, or display. No prior experience is necessary. Techniques include pen and ink, pencil, scratch, ...


BI 399 INTRODUCTION TO EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN AND STATISTICS - Oregon Institute of Marine Biology
BI 399 INTRODUCTION TO EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN AND STATISTICS (4 quarter credits) A course designed for upper-division undergraduates and graduate students that explores the principles of experimental design. The course draws heavily from professional ...


BI 457/557 BIOLOGY OF FISHES - Oregon Institute of Marine Biology
BI 457/557 BIOLOGY OF FISHES (8 quarter credits) Lectures, field trips, boat cruises, and laboratory sessions introduce students to the remarkable diversity of fishes. The course includes biology, physiology and ecology of tidepool, estuarine and ...


BI 455/555 MARINE BIRDS AND MAMMALS - Oregon Institute of Marine Biology
BI 455/555 MARINE BIRDS AND MAMMALS (6 quarter credits) The Oregon coast has a diverse marine bird and mammal fauna and this course takes advantage of many opportunities to study the biology of the seabirds, seals, sea lions, and cetaceans of the ...


BI 457/557 SEAWEED ECOLOGY - Oregon Institute of Marine Biology
BI 457/557 SEAWEED ECOLOGY (6 quarter credits) This field-oriented course will be an ecological survey of the diverse seaweed communities on rocky intertidal, subtidal, and soft-sediment shores in the Coos Bay/Cape Arago area. The class will ...


BI 451/551 INVERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY - Oregon Institute of Marine Biology
BI 451/551 INVERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY (8 quarter hour credits) Introduction to the diversity of marine invertebrates. What they look like, how they work, where they live, and their natural history and behavior. Extensive field trips to rocky shores, ...


Introduction to Neurobiology - MESC/Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Students will be introduced to the neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of marine invertebrates and vertebrates. The following aspects of neurobiology will be covered in lectures and laboratory exercises: neurons and glia; passive properties of neurons; ...


Ocean Acoustics and its application in Oceanography - MESC/Dauphin Island Sea Lab
This course gives a practical guide to learn acoustic propagation basics and acoustical applications in oceanography. It focuses on basic principles, usage of acoustic models and tools, and hands-on practices, instead of lengthy theoretical ...


Sea Level Change - MESC/Dauphin Island Sea Lab
This course is an overview of sea level change over geologic time with emphasis on the geologic and climatic mechanisms of change, evidence of past sea level changes, and the impact of expected sea level changes. Topics include: global climate ...


Marine Vertebrate Zoology - MESC/Dauphin Island Sea Lab
A survey of marine fishes, reptiles and mammals, with an in-depth comprehensive treatment of their systematics, zoogeography and ecology. Field and laboratory work will stress the vertebrate fauna of the northern Gulf of Mexico and most of the ...


Marine Geology - MESC/Dauphin Island Sea Lab
A study of the geology of the ocean basins, with special emphasis on the continental shelves, their sediments and the sedimentary processes at work there with emphasis on the northeast Gulf of Mexico. Field trips will be taken to study beach ...


Marine Ecology - MESC/Dauphin Island Sea Lab
This advanced course is open to college juniors, seniors and graduate students. The class will study marine organisms as they interact with each other and their environment, and examine ecological theories and the experimental basis of our current ...


Coastal Birds of Alabama - MESC/Dauphin Island Sea Lab
This course highlights the diverse coastal birdlife of northern Gulf of Mexico. With a focus on the study of avian ecology in the field, this class will include a significant emphasis on the use of both sight and sound as means of field ...


Marine Invertebrate Zoology - MESC/Dauphin Island Sea Lab
This course surveys the morphology, natural history and evolutionary relationships of the marine invertebrates. The course includes lectures, laboratory exercises and extended field trips. ...


Marine Conservation Biology - MESC/Dauphin Island Sea Lab
This advanced course is open to college juniors, seniors and graduate students. This course will explore the major threats to marine biodiversity as well as the pros and cons of the potential solutions to these threats. Students will participate in ...


Introduction to Oceanography - MESC/Dauphin Island Sea Lab
This course provides a general introduction to the physics, chemistry, geology and biology of the ocean and introduces the student to the interrelationships between these factors in the world’s oceans. Field trips in Mobile Bay and near-coastal Gulf ...


Marine Biology - MESC/Dauphin Island Sea Lab
A general survey of marine plants, invertebrates and vertebrates, the communities they form and the physical and chemical factors that influence them. Field trips include marsh, seagrass, and dune habitats. Sampling from research vessels and ...


Marine Restoration Ecology - MESC/Dauphin Island Sea Lab
This course, designed for undergraduate and graduate students, will provide an overview of the scientific and technical principles of marine habitat restoration. We will discuss the role of key ecological concepts in restoration, and the role of ...


Marine Aquaculture - MESC/Dauphin Island Sea Lab
This course will introduce students to techniques in live animal culture with an emphasis on basic principles that can be applied to the culture of any organism for research, display or commercial profit. Topics discussed will include: water ...


Marine Ecology - MESC/Dauphin Island Sea Lab
This advanced course is open to college juniors, seniors and graduate students. The class will study marine organisms as they interact with each other and their environment, and examine ecological theories and the experimental basis of our current ...


Marine Botany - MESC/Dauphin Island Sea Lab
A general survey of marine algae (microscopic and macroscopic), as well as salt marsh vegetation, mangroves, seagrasses and maritime forest communities. Lectures will emphasize identification, distribution, structure, ecology and physiology. ...


Marine Biology - MESC/Dauphin Island Sea Lab
A general survey of marine plants, invertebrates and vertebrates, the communities they form and the physical and chemical factors that influence them. Field trips include marsh, seagrass, and dune habitats. Sampling from research vessels and ...


Hurricanes of the Gulf Coast - MESC/Dauphin Island Sea Lab
This is an introductory survey course on hurricanes with emphasis on hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico. Topics include: 1) the hurricane problem along the Gulf Coast and a review of some of the infamous Gulf Coast hurricanes of the last 150 years; 2) ...


Shark and Ray Biology - MESC/Dauphin Island Sea Lab
This course will provide an introduction to the biology of sharks and rays, with special emphasis on regional shark fauna and field techniques. Topics to be covered include chondrichthyan origin, systematics, sensory biology, locomotion, food ...


Marine Mammals - MESC/Dauphin Island Sea Lab
This course will cover the evolutionary history, taxonomy/classification, anatomy, physiology, behavior and conservation/ management issues of marine mammals (cetaceans, pinnipeds, mustelids, sirenians and the polar bear). In addition, research ...


Marine Behavioral Ecology - MESC/Dauphin Island Sea Lab
The course examines how animal behavior is influenced by and interacts with its environment, and the ecological and evolutionary significance of these behaviors in a marine setting. Students will learn principles of behavioral ecology as they relate ...


Introduction to Oceanography - MESC/Dauphin Island Sea Lab
This course provides a general introduction to the physics, chemistry, geology and biology of the ocean. Students will approach the material with an interdisciplinary mindset and learn how to examine the ocean as an integrative system. A blend of ...


Coastal Wetland Ecology - MESC/Dauphin Island Sea Lab
This course will focus on coastal and nearshore wetland areas, with an emphasis on the biogeochemical processes that occur within, and issues that threaten and protect these important resources. Wetlands not only provide critical habitat for many ...


Marine Ichthyology - MESC/Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Marine Ichthyology, a heavily field-based course, challenges students to actively seek out, gather, organize, and identify fishes from the Gulf of Mexico, including daily or overnight trips in Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas plus ...


Shellfish Aquaculture of the Gulf of Mexico - MESC/Dauphin Island Sea Lab
This course will provide students with an overview of the various types of shellfish aquaculture practiced in the Gulf of Mexico, both for public stock enhancement and private production. Students will gain a broader understanding of the scale and ...


Shark and Ray Biology - MESC/Dauphin Island Sea Lab
This course will provide an introduction to the biology of sharks and rays, with special emphasis on regional shark fauna and field techniques. Topics to be covered include chondrichthyan origin, systematics, sensory biology, locomotion, food ...


Plankton Biology - MESC/Dauphin Island Sea Lab
This course will examine all classes of plankton: microbial; phytoplankton; and zooplankton, with emphasis on the gelata, copeods and planktonic larvae. At least one field trip will be at night, and one or more trips will take the students offshore. ...


Ecology of the Florida Everglades - MESC/Dauphin Island Sea Lab
This course examines the natural history and ecology of the world’s rarest and most endangered wilderness area. The course will consist of a week of lectures and discussions focusing on the history, geology, hydrology, and biota of this system, ...


Dolphins and Whales - MESC/Dauphin Island Sea Lab
This class will be an introduction to the biology of cetaceans (toothed and baleen whales). Topics covered will include evolution, taxonomy, anatomy, physiology, genetics, behavior, and conservation related to species within this Order. Lab ...


Biology and Conservation of Marine Turtles - MESC/Dauphin Island Sea Lab
This introductory course will provide an overview of the biology and conservation of marine turtles. Topics to be covered include the identification, distribution, nesting behavior, migratory behavior, feeding ecology, population biology and ...


Marine Mammals - Chincoteague Bay Field Station
MAR/BIO 340 The distribution, population size, physiology, evolution, adaptations and ecological relationships of marine mammals will be studied with an emphasis on mammals of the Atlantic Ocean. This course will stress hands on understanding of ...


Marine Invertebrates - Chincoteague Bay Field Station
BIOM 462 The course is a study of the life history, habits, origin, development, physiology, anatomy, and taxonomy of the main phyla of invertebrates. A phylogenetic sequence is followed to show interrelationships among the phyla. Special ...


Marine Geology - Chincoteague Bay Field Station
MAR/GEL 366 This course explores sedimentary and tectonic characteristics of the continental margins and deep ocean basins; principles and processes of sediment transport and deposition in the marine environment; marine mineral resources; barrier ...


Conservation Biology - Chincoteague Bay Field Station
BIOL 443 Population ecology and genetics applied to the conservation of rare, threatened and endangered species. Emphasis on the regulation of abundance, theoretical models of population dynamics, experimental design, sampling approaches and case ...


Behavioral Ecology - Chincoteague Bay Field Station
BIOL 486 Behavioral Ecology is a science that strives to explain the evolution of animal behavior in response to diverse ecological pressures. To this end, it fuses the disciplines of Animal Behavior, Ecology, and Evolution. A common thread in ...


Coastal Environmental Oceanography - Chincoteague Bay Field Station
ESS 451 This field-intensive course examines the interaction of biological, chemical, physical, geological, and ecological ocean processes as applied to coastal environments. A significant emphasis is focused on describing and documenting coastal ...


Ecology of Marine Plankton - Chincoteague Bay Field Station
MAR/BIO 338 This is a field-based course that introduces students to the planktonic organisms of the coastal and open ocean environment. Through a combination of lectures and “hands on” laboratory and field investigations, students will learn ...


Coastal Herpetology - Chincoteague Bay Field Station
BIO 417 This course will offer students a comprehensive review of amphibian and reptile diversity, emphasizing origins, biogeography, morphology, ecology, behavior, and conservation. Natural history and evolutionary relationships will be the ...


Marine Ecology - Chincoteague Bay Field Station
BIOM 460 This course will examine the relationships between marine and estuarine organisms and their environment. Strong emphasis will be placed on using field techniques and analytical tools to collect and analyze data, and using quantitative ...


Field Methods in Oceanography - Chincoteague Bay Field Station
MSC 267 The course is designed to familiarize students with the dynamic marine environment and work on board small research vessels, including the use and application of standard oceanographic instruments and sampling devices; to promote and ...


Ichthyology - Chincoteague Bay Field Station
BIOL 305 An introduction to the taxonomy, biology, and ecology of fishes with an emphasis on freshwater and marine habitats of the eastern shore of Virginia. We will learn about the major groups of fishes within an evolutionary context. Field ...


Biological Oceanography - Chincoteague Bay Field Station
ESCI 465 In this course we will explore the fundamental principles of the pelagic ocean ecosystem from the initial input and utilization of solar energy by the primary producers (phytoplankton) to the flow of this energy through the lower trophic ...


Problem Solving in Marine Biology - Chincoteague Bay Field Station
BIOL 292 An introduction to foundational topics within marine biology, including (1) quantitative reasoning for aquatic biologists, (2) marine geography and mapping, (3) life in a fluid environment, (4) microcosms: marine aquarium systems, (5) ...


Coastal Marine Biology - Chincoteague Bay Field Station
BIOL 290 Introduction to marine organisms, marine communities, and the physical, chemical, and biological parameters that shape them; laboratory and field work will emphasize local coastal marine ecosystems. 2 hrs. lec., 3 hrs. ...


Coral Reef Ecology - Chincoteague Bay Field Station
BIOM 472 Coral reefs are unique assemblages of life and one of the most appealing ecosystems in marine science. The unique biology of corals allows high productivity and diversity in an area that should produce very little. The focus of this course ...


Invertebrate Zoology - Chincoteague Bay Field Station
BIO 387 This course investigates the biology of the marine invertebrates, an enormously disparate group of organisms with a vast array of morphologies, physiologies, and life histories. It emphasizes common features among different groups of ...


Pelagic Ecosystem Function in the San Juan Archipelago - Friday Harbor Labs
Now in its 14th year, this very successful apprenticeship, Pelagic Ecosystem Function (PEF), uses the natural laboratory of the waters in the San Juan Archipelago to investigate the workings of a unique pelagic (open water) ecosystem. Friday Harbor ...


Ecology and Conservation of Marine Birds and Mammals - Friday Harbor Labs
This intensive, field-based course offers motivated students the opportunity to learn first-hand about the marine birds and mammals of the Salish Sea. Perched at the edge of the San Juan Channel, the Friday Harbor Labs are a great place to learn ...


On the Shores of Science: Theory and Practice of Science Communication - Friday Harbor Labs
This course is directed to post baccalaureates, graduate students, and young (and young-in-spirit) scientists and professionals from diverse backgrounds who are interested in working at the interphase between scientific research and the rest of ...


Fish Swimming: Kinematics, Ecomorphology, Behavior, and Environmental Physiology - Friday Harbor Labs
Fish swimming is a multidisciplinary area of research that encompasses biomechanics, physiology, evolution, ecology and behavior. Knowledge of fish swimming is relevant both for students interested in mechanisms of locomotion, and those interested ...


Invasion Biology - Friday Harbor Labs
Thousands of species of plants, animals, fungi, and microbes have been transported by humans to new locations. Yes, without human assistance, species have always managed to spread, but much less often, much more slowly, and not nearly so far. This ...


Neuroethology - Friday Harbor Labs
This 5-week graduate course will focus on learning the seminal studies of behavioral neurobiology, as well as commonly used techniques in neuroethological research such as behavioral recording and analysis, electrophysiology of intact and reduced ...


Marine Invertebrate Zoology - Friday Harbor Labs
This course takes advantage of the rich marine biota of the San Juan Islands to teach the principles of animal organization and biodiversity. It emphasizes comparative study of form and function, and of complexity and diversity in phylogenetic and ...


Marine Protists - Friday Harbor Labs
Microbial eukaryotes – the protists – are the most genetically, morphologically and metabolically diverse group of eukaryotes, exceeding animals, plants and fungi combined. In the oceans, protists play critical roles in the functioning of food webs ...


Comparative Invertebrate Embryology - Friday Harbor Labs
Comparative Invertebrate Embryology will use hands-on lab experience to introduce students to the great diversity of developmental modes and processes found among marine invertebrates. The course will bridge cell and molecular approaches with ...


Research Experience in Marine Science - Friday Harbor Labs
Research in Marine Biology* (required) will enable students to explore a research topic in close collaboration with a supervisor. The topics are open ended but will rely on marine examples. Students will engage in a supervised practical research ...


Marine Botany - Friday Harbor Labs
The Zoology and Botany courses (required) survey the groups of marine invertebrates, algae and plants represented in the San Juan Archipelago; natural history, adaptations, evolution, and taxonomy. Frequent local field trips to different habitats ...


Marine Invertebrate Zoology - Friday Harbor Labs
FHL 530. The Zoology and Botany courses (required) survey the groups of marine invertebrates, algae and plants represented in the San Juan Archipelago; natural history, adaptations, evolution, and taxonomy. Frequent local field trips to different ...


Marine Biology - Hatfield Marine Science Center - Oregon State University
BI 450. MARINE BIOLOGY (15-credits). A comprehensive lecture and laboratory introduction to the flora and fauna of the marine environment approached from the level of the organism to ecosystem. Ecological patterns and processes characteristic of ...


Oregon Coast Math Camp - Hatfield Marine Science Center - Oregon State University
OC 515. OREGON COAST MATH CAMP (3-credits). Selected topics from differential calculus, integral calculus, ordinary and partial differential equations, statistics, linear algebra and vector calculus. Two-week course taught at Hatfield Marine ...


Conservation Genetics - Hatfield Marine Science Center - Oregon State University
FW 370. CONSERVATION GENETICS (4-credits). A foundational course in preparation for a degree in Fisheries and Wildlife or other degrees focused on conservation of natural resources. Covers a broad range of topics associated with issues surrounding ...


Early Life History of Fishes - Hatfield Marine Science Center - Oregon State University
FW 474/FW 574/OC 574. EARLY LIFE HISTORY OF FISHES (4). Undergraduate and Graduate. Overview of diversity of development patterns in fishes; emphasis on morphology, life history, and evolution. ...


Marine Fisheries - Hatfield Marine Science Center - Oregon State University
FW 465/FW 565. MARINE FISHERIES (4-credits). Undergraduate and Graduate. A global perspective on commercial fish and shellfish harvesting with emphasis on fishing technology and policy ...


Estuarine Ecology - Hatfield Marine Science Center - Oregon State University
FW 434/FW 534. ESTUARINE ECOLOGY (4-credits). Undergraduate and Graduate. Integrated and synthetic training in the ecological processes of estuarine environments, with emphases on ecological interactions among organisms and the biogeochemical ...


Natural History of Whales and Whaling - Hatfield Marine Science Center - Oregon State University
FW 419/FW 519. THE NATURAL HISTORY OF WHALES AND WHALING (3-credits). Undergraduate and Graduate. Course addresses the natural history of whales as a unique example of adaptation in an evolutionary lineage, and the history of whaling as a general ...


Methods in Physiology and Behavior of Marine Megafauna - Hatfield Marine Science Center - Oregon State University
FW 469. METHODS IN PHYSIOLOGY AND BEHAVIOR OF MARINE MEGAFAUNA (3-credits). Explanation of basic behavior and physiology of marine megafauna (mammals, birds, turtles) including mating systems, life history, migration, dive physiology, energetics ...


Coastal Ecology and Resource Management - Hatfield Marine Science Center - Oregon State University
FW 426/FW 526. COASTAL ECOLOGY AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (5-credits). Undergraduate and Graduate. Study of the ecology and management of coastal marine and freshwater ecosystems as well as natural resources, emphasizing experimental (participatory) ...


Marine and Estuarine Invertebrate Zoology - Hatfield Marine Science Center - Oregon State University
Z 461/Z 561. MARINE AND ESTUARINE INVERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY (4-credits). Undergraduate/Graduate Course Comparative survey of eight major invertebrate phyla and many lesser-known phyla. Areas of emphasis will be 1) invertebrate identification, 2) natural ...


Aquaculture Laboratory - Hatfield Marine Science Center - Oregon State University
FW 498/FW 598. AQUACULTURE LABORATORY (3-credits). Undergraduate/Graduate Course Biology and culture requirements of fish, shellfish, and algae. Emphasis on laboratory culture techniques and practical experience in handling organisms. ...


Ecology of Marine and Estuarine Birds - Hatfield Marine Science Center - Oregon State University
FW 331. ECOLOGY OF MARINE AND ESTUARINE BIRDS (4-credits). Course focusing on how marine and estuarine birds are adapted for life at sea. Topics include morphology, physiology, foraging ecology, and biogeography as well as introductory ...


Field Techniques for Marine Mammal Conservation - Hatfield Marine Science Center - Oregon State University
FW 301. FIELD TECHNIQUES FOR MARINE MAMMAL CONSERVATION (1-credit). A laboratory and hands-on experience covering field techniques, computer software for data organization and analyses, and understanding the practical management conservation ...


Aquatic Biological Invasions - Hatfield Marine Science Center - Oregon State University
BI421/FW421/FW521. AQUATIC BIOLOGICAL INVASIONS (4-credits). Undergraduate/Graduate course. An overview of the background, theory, evolution, ecology, politics and conservation of invasions by introduced species in aquatic environments. Course ...


Field Methods in Marine Ecology - Hatfield Marine Science Center - Oregon State University
BI 373. FIELD METHODS IN MARINE ECOLOGY (3-credits). Exposure to research methods used in field studies of the marine rocky intertidal ecosystem. Research projects and writing exercises provide students with hands-on experience of collecting, ...


Marine Ecology - Hatfield Marine Science Center - Oregon State University
BI 351. MARINE ECOLOGY (3-credits). Ecological interactions and principles in different marine habitats. Topics include the organisms (plants, invertebrates, vertebrates) found in major habitats and interactions between organisms. Habitats ...


Biology and Conservation of Marine Mammals - Hatfield Marine Science Center - Oregon State University
BI 302/FW 302. BIOLOGY AND CONSERVATION OF MARINE MAMMALS (4-credits). An examination of the biology of whales, pinnipeds, and other marine mammals, include general adaptations to a marine existence; systematics and biogeography; reproduction; ...


Coastal Oceanography - Hatfield Marine Science Center - Oregon State University
OC 332. COASTAL OCEANOGRAPHY (3-credits) Physics, geology, biology and hydrology of coastal oceans. How coastal waters respond to forcing by heating, cooling, winds, tides, waves, rain, evaporation, river runoff and freezing. Geography and geology ...


Oceanography - UC Davis, Bodega Marine Laboratory
ESP 152 (3 units), Coastal Oceanography. (Instructor: John Largier) Oceanography of coastal waters (shelf, bay, river plume, near-shore, estuary). The focus is on transport patterns, how they are forced and what implications they have for ...


Effects of Coastal Pollution on Marine Organisms - UC Davis, Bodega Marine Laboratory
ETX 127-031 or NUT 127-031 (10 units), Environmental Stress and Development in Marine Organisms. (Instructor: Gary N. Cherr) This course may fulfill the AOE in Marine Biology immersion course requirement. Course addresses how pollutants impact ...


Marine Organisms and Ecology of the California Coast - UC Davis, Bodega Marine Laboratory
EVE 106 (3 units), Mechanical Design in Organisms. (Instructor: Brian Gaylord) Explores fundamental principles in the form and function of organisms, examining how basic properties of size, shape, structure, and habitat constrain ways in which ...


BIOLOGY 273LA. Marine Ecology - Duke University Marine Laboratory
BIOLOGY 273LA. Marine Ecology (Graduate # Biology 773LA) Factors that influence the distribution, abundance, and diversity of marine organisms. Course structure integrates lectures, field excursions, lab exercises and an independent project. ...


LIT 390SA.Picturing Nature: Photography And Theory - Duke University Marine Laboratory
LIT 390SA. Picturing Nature: Photography And Theory In this course, students will develop a solid foundation in visual theory and environmental theory, responding through the practice of photography. Part of class will be devoted to discussing ...


BIO 175LA. Introductory Marine Biology - Duke University Marine Laboratory
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 Conservation Summer Institute - Duke University Marine Laboratory
For registration purposes, undergraduates enrolling in the Marine Conservation Summer Institute will enroll in both of the following two courses: Graduate Course #: Environ 746A Environ 346A/Pubpol 246A Marine Conservation Policy – a ...










 






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