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2020 - 2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020 - 2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MSCI 664 - Marine Conservation Biology

Spring, even years Credits: (3) Lipcius

This course focuses on the application of multidisciplinary scientific principles to the protection, enhancement and restoration of marine biodiversity (genetic, species, community and ecosystem). Ecological emphasis will be on the conservation of biodiversity threatened by habitat degradation and loss, overexploitation, invasive species, and global change. Social, legal, economic and political influences will be discussed. Also included will be practical application through case studies and training in population viability analysis. (Lecture and laboratory)