BIOS S-74 Marine Life and Ecosystems of the Sea

7-week session | CRN 32373

This course explores the life history and adaptations of marine life and the ecosystems of the sea. Emphasis is placed on understanding the fragility and resilience of marine systems in the face of anthropogenically driven perturbations such as habitat fragmentation, elevated sea surface temperature, alien species, nonsustainable fishing practices, and increased global tourism.

Course information
Class meetings

Tuesdays, Thursdays, 3:15-6:15 pm
Museum of Comparative Zoology 202

Required sections Wednesdays, 3:15-6:15 pm.

Start date

Tuesday, June 26

Credits

4 credits

Course tuition

Noncredit: 
$3,300
Undergraduate: 
$3,300

Enrollment status

  • Limited to 16 students
  • Current enrollment: 16
  • Prerequisites

    One year of secondary school biology.

    Notes

    Harvard College students see additional information.

    Syllabus

    http://my.summer.harvard.edu/course/sum-32373/2018

    Faculty

    Collin H. Johnson, PhD.

    Preceptor in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University

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