ENVIRON 778LA. Comparative Physiology of Marine Animals

1.0 course (4 credit/semester hours)
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AP Biology, introductory biology, or permission of instructor; AP Chemistry, introductory chemistry, or permission of instructor

Comparative physiology of estuarine and marine animals. Physics and chemistry of estuarine and marine environments and physiological adaptations of animal residents. Focus on theory, behavioral, and physiological responses of animals to the major environmental drivers of temperature, salinity, oxygen, and light. Lectures and laboratories illustrating the approaches and methodology, analysis techniques, and written reporting of classical environmental physiology research.


Summer 2019 Instructors:  Dr. Jason Somarelli & Dr. Andreas Fahlman