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Marine Ecology Biol 3761/Mari 3761 Fall 2009 Professor: Robert Scheibling (LSC 3089, ph 494-2296, rescheib@dal.ca)
 

Summary: Marine Ecology Biol 3761/Mari 3761 Fall 2009
Professor: Robert Scheibling (LSC 3089, ph 494-2296, rescheib@dal.ca)
TA: Kira Krumhansl (LSC 3087, ph 494-2296, kira.krumhansl@dal.ca)
Lectures: LSC 332; MWF: 10:35-11:25
Tutorials: LSC 334; M: 11:35-12:25 (3-4 tutorials on field project)
Syllabus
Sept 10 Introduction
Module 1: Life on land and in the sea: worlds of contrast
14 Physical/chemical environment, suspension, swimming; filter feeding
Tutorial: Field project design; Vignette: ice scour
16 Light, sound, & pressure; ecosystem structure & function
Module 2: The rocky intertidal zone: a test bed for ecological theory
18 Environment, zonation
19 FIELD TRIP: Sandy Cove, Sambro (12:30-17:30)
21 Competition & predation
Tutorial: Field data collation
23 Biological & physical factors; seaweeds & grazing
25 Vignette: intertidal adaptations - brittle stars, limpets
28 Patchiness, succession, disturbance, latitudinal gradients
Tutorial: Field data analysis & presentation

  

Source: Adl, Sina - Department of Biology, Dalhousie University

 

Collections: Environmental Sciences and Ecology