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Spring 2014 Biology BC3388 section 001
TROPICAL ECOLOGY

Call Number 05155
Day & Time
Location
MW 11:40am-12:55pm
303 Altschul Hall (Barnard)
Points 3
Approvals Required None
Instructor Krista McGuire
Type LECTURE
Course Description Prerequisites: BIOL BC1500, BC1501, BC1502, BC1503 or the equivalent.         Focusing on tropical rain forests, the course explores the contemporary and historical ecological processes that generate and maintain species diversity in the tropics. Topics include biogeography and the latitudinal gradient of diversity, tropical climate and soils, origins of tropical ecosystems, causes and consequences of tropical deforestation, as well as unique ecological patterns and processes in specific tropical regions (Neotropics, African, and Asian tropics).
Web Site CourseWorks
Department Biological Sciences @Barnard
Enrollment 7 students as of 6:57PM Saturday, April 19, 2014
Subject Biology
Number BC3388
Section 001
Division Barnard College
Open To Barnard, Columbia College, Engineering and Applied Science: Undergraduate, General Studies, Graduate School of Arts and Science
Campus Barnard College
Section key 20141BIOL3388X001

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