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    Crown College
   
 
  Oct 23, 2017
 
 
    
Crown College 2017-2018 Catalog

SCI 200 - Ecology


4 Credits
FALL

An introduction to the field of Ecology. Topics covered include primary production and energy flow; nutrient cycling; population dynamics; population interactions; community succession; diversity; ecosystem structure and function; and global ecology. Attention will be given to the significance of human impact on ecosystems and the role of human stewardship in ecosystem management. In the laboratory section of the course particular emphasis will be given to freshwater ecology involving research projects on local lakes. In addition to the class lectures there is one laboratory per week.