University of Guelph

1996-97 Undergraduate Calendar


Course Description

15-412 Evolutionary Ecology W(3-1)

An examination of common ecological problems faced by plants and animals and the physiological and behavioral characteristics that have evolved in response. Particular emphasis will be placed on adaptive aspects of thermoregulation, foraging strategies, spatial distribution, social and reproductive strategies. The course will emphasize both the theoretical basis and the empirical evidence for ecological adaptation. There is a 1-hour seminar each week for class discussion of selected lecture topics. Departments of Botany and Zoology.

Prerequisites: 15-312, 40-200, (40-300 or 92-440)

1996-97 Undergraduate Calendar
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