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Fall 2014 Biology BC3388 section 001
TROPICAL ECOLOGY

Call Number 07748
Day & Time
Location
MW 10:10am-11:25am
To be announced
Points 3
Approvals Required None
Instructor Krista McGuire
Type LECTURE
Course Description Prerequisites: BIOL BC1500, BIOL BC1501, BIOL BC1502, BIOL 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 11 students as of 11:25PM Tuesday, July 29, 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 20143BIOL3388X001

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