Jun 19, 2018  
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MAR 22400 - Marine Field Work

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This course, a companion course to Survey of Marine Biology, focuses on the handling of marine biological scientific records and data, from study planning and design through field work to database entry and descriptive analyses. These objectives are met through field and lab studies in which students collect, organize and report on their own data. Topics include marine biota & taxonomy, marine field methods (specimen collection, identification and preservation, transect & quadrate sampling, animal tracking, laboratory techniques, live animal handling, diversity measurements, photographic sampling), record keeping, data types, database organization and analyses, and data presentation (graphical techniques, preparing a poster, talk or report). Includes required overnight field trip or travel. Lab fee required. Prerequisite: SC16100 Offered Fall/Summer. Competencies: PA, QS



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