Class Schedule

BIOE 159A - 01 Marine Ecology Field Quarter: Marine Ecology with Laboratory

2013 Spring Quarter

Class Details
Career
Undergraduate
Grading
Student Option
Class Number
62451
Type
Field Studies
Credits
5 units
General Education
W
Available Seats
0
Enrollment Capacity
0
Enrolled
30

Description
Total immersion in marine ecology for very motivated students. Students develop a research project during first five weeks on campus and then spend five weeks of immersion in directed research without distraction in isolated locations off campus (past locations include the Gulf of California in Mexico and Moorea in French Polynesia). Not available through University Extension. No other courses may be taken during this quarter. Students must sign a contract agreeing to standards of behavior outlined in the UCSC Rule Book and by the instructors. Students are billed a materials, transportation (not airfare), and room and board fee. Paradigms and designs in marine ecology. A review of the paradigms that have shaped our understanding of marine ecology and analysis and discussion of experiments with these paradigms. Students carry out a complete research project, including the formation of hypotheses; the design and implementation of experiments; the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; and the write-up and oral presentation of results. Admission by interview during previous winter quarter. BIOE 159A, 159B, 159C, and 159D are equivalent to BIOE 127, 127L, 108, and 158L for major requirements. Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements; BIOE 159A, 159B, 159C, and 159D must be taken concurrently.

Meeting Information
Days & Times
Room
Instructor
Meeting Dates
MW 09:00AM - 12:45PM
Ocean Health 201
04/01/2013 - 06/07/2013