Jun 15, 2024  
APU 2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
    
APU 2015-2016 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ES 64000 - Coastal Ecosystems


(4) Selected Topics: So. CA Bight, Gulf of AK, Bimini, Bahamas, Hawaii, Galapagos. A field-oriented block course that explores the physical and biological characteristics and processes of coastal ecosystems. Focus will be on understanding the influence of bathymetry, climate and currents on primary productivity and community composition and diversity. Landocean interfaces and human dimensions will also be examined, including marsh and estuarine dynamics and coastal development , land use and conservation. May require international travel (passport, inoculations required) and exposure to harsh weather and rugged conditions. Travel lab fee required. Prerequisites: MAR 33000  and SC 33000  or equivalent. Offered Spring.



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