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2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin
Appalachian State University
  Feb 24, 2018
2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin

BIO 5222 - Communities and Ecosystem Ecology (4)

When Offered: Fall
A holistic consideration of the interactions among populations of different species with their biotic and abiotic environments. Topics to be covered include succession; patterns in species diversity; community productivity; biogeochemical cycling; ecosystem structure and function. Labs will involve studies of net primary production, nutrient cycling, succession, and diversity, and will include both laboratory and field work.
Prerequisite: BIO 3302 (Ecology).
Lecture three hours, laboratory three hours.