BIOL 200 : Coral Reefs
The course is an introduction to the biology, ecology and geology of coral reefs. Topics include the physical and chemical properties of coral reef habitats, reef geology, the physiology, anatomy, ecology, evolution, and cultural significance of coral reef organisms. Topics are discussed in the context of sustainability, global climate change, and the management of human impacts on coral reefs. Emphasis is on Hawaii's coral reefs, but comparisons are made among reefs from other areas. Companion course to BIOL 200L Coral Reefs Laboratory. Class meets for 3 hours of lecture per week.
BIOL 200L with a grade of C or better or concurrent enrollment
Placement in ENG 100
Courses: Biology (BIOL)