Spring 2020 Course Schedule

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BIOL 502/702 – Biology of the Algae

EOS Center, Romberg Tiburon Campus, Estuary Hall (Bldg 39), 1st Floor Classroom
Tuesdays, 12:10 - 15:00

Prerequisites: Upper-division standing; BIOL 230 and BIOL 240; GPA of 3.0 or higher; or consent of the instructor. Intended for Biology majors.

Description: Collection, preservation, identification, and culturing of marine and freshwater algae. Comparative studies of morphology, life history, and ecology. Field trips. Seminar, 2 units; laboratory, 1 unit. Extra fee required. (BIOL 702/BIOL 502 is a paired course offering. Students who complete the course at one level may not repeat the course at the other level.)

Units: 3

Instructor: Dr. Frances Wilkerson

 

BIOL 534  – Wetland Ecology

EOS Center, Romberg Tiburon Campus, Estuary Hall (Bldg 39), Kern Classroom

Wednesdays, 9:10 - 15:15 

Prerequisites: BIOL 230, and BIOL 240; or consent of the instructor.

Description: Ecology of a variety of wetland types, biotic and abiotic characteristics and processes, conservation, restoration, and management. Field trips to wetland habitats and participation in field and/or greenhouse experiments. Lecture, 3 units; laboratory, 1 unit. Extra fee required.

Units: 4

Instructor: Dr. Kathy Boyer

 

BIOL 863 - Advances in Marine Biology: Ecophysiology of Harmful Algal Blooms

EOS Center, Romberg Tiburon Campus, Delta Hall (Bldg 36) NERR Conference Room     
Wednesdays,  13:10 - 15:00

Prerequisites: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

Description: Introduction to research tools and approaches used by scientists including: software for data analysis and presentation, using scientific literature, experimental design, writing scientific papers and proposals, professional communication (oral, poster, letter), time and stress management. (Plus-minus letter grade only).

Units: 3

Instructor: Dr. William Cochlan

 


MSCI 715  – Writing for Interdisciplinary Marine and Estuarine Scientists 

EOS Center, Romberg Tiburon Campus, Delta Hall (Bldg 36) Kern Classroom     
Mondays,  9:30 - 12:15

Prerequisite: Restricted to Interdisciplinary Research Intensive Pedagogical Training of InterDisciplinary Estuarine Scientists (RIPTIDES) students. 

Description: Advance academic writing skills through targeted exercises and activities. Topics will include academic vocabulary, essay structure, paragraph structure, and citation skills. Activities will be conducted to teach how to report and present the methods, results, and conclusions of scientific inquiry. (Plus-minus letter grade only)

Units: 3

Instructor: Dr. Timothy Markowitz

 

 

MSCI 717 – Professional Skills and Data Analysis 

EOS Center, Romberg Tiburon Campus, Delta Hall (Bldg 36) 3rd Floor Conference Room       
Wednesdays, 11:00 - 11:50 

Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Research Intensive Pedagogical Training of InterDisciplinary Estuarine Scientists (RIPTIDES) students or consent of the instructor.

Description: Weekly discussion of statistical analysis in R and data visualization for inclusion in a thesis project. (Plus-minus letter grade only)

Units: 2

Instructor: Dr. Candace Low

 

 

MSCI 718 – Writing and Professional Skills 

EOS Center, Romberg Tiburon Campus, Delta Hall (Bldg 36) NERR Seminar Room       
Wednesdays, 10:00 - 11:50 

Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Marine and Estuarine Science students or permission of the instructor.

Description:Weekly assignments in academic writing, editing and reviewing with peers, practice and increased skills in interview techniques, resume writing, and journal article submission. (Plus-minus letter grade only)

Units: 2

Instructor: Dr. Ellen Hines

 

MSCI 883 – Seminar in Marine Biology (Current EOS Center Research)

EOS Center, Romberg Tiburon Campus, Bay Conference Center      
Wednesdays, 15:30 - 17:30

Prerequisites: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

Description: Topic to be specified in Class Schedule. May be repeated for a total of 4 units when topics vary

Units: 2

Instructor: Dr. Tomoko Komada

 

 

 

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