University of Guelph

1996-97 Undergraduate Calendar


Course Description

15-311 Population Ecology F,W(3-1)

An exploration of the structure and dynamics of animal and plant populations. The first part of the course will focus on demographic characteristics of populations and simple models of population growth and natural regulation. The second part of the course will concentrate on a variety of population interactions, including competition, harvesting and predator-prey systems, and consider how these interactions affect population dynamics. Both theoretical and empirical aspects of population ecology will be emphasized throughout the course. Department of Zoology.

Prerequisites: 63-108

1996-97 Undergraduate Calendar
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