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2013 - 2014 Graduate Catalog 
2013 - 2014 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MSCI 653 - Marine Benthos

As required (3) Schaffner Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor

Ecology of marine and estuarine benthos is the focus of this course. Emphasis is placed on determining how ecological processes affect function and structure of benthic communities. Consideration is given to interactions among autotrophs, microheterotrophs and larger metazoans and interactions between these organisms and their physical-chemical environments.