ESS251 - Biological Oceanography

Required for Earth Systems students in the oceans track. Interdisciplinary look at how oceanic environments control the form and function of marine life. Topics include distributions of planktonic production and abundance, nutrient cycling, the role of ocean biology in the climate system, expected effects of climate changes on ocean biology. Local weekend field trips. Designed to be taken concurrently with Marine Chemistry (ESS/EARTHSYS 152/252). Prerequisites: BIO 43 and ESS 8 or equivalent.
Career
Graduate
Grading Basis
ROP - Letter or Credit/No Credit
Min
3
Max
4
Course Repeatable for Degree Credit?
No

Course Component
Discussion
Enrollment Optional?
No
Course Component
Lecture
Enrollment Optional?
No