Spring 2021 Course Schedule

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BIOL 534 Wetlands Ecology 

Online
Wednesdays, 10:00 - 4:00

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: BIOL 230 and BIOL 240.

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. Katharyn Boyer

 

BIOL 863  – Marine Symbioses

Online
Mondays, 2:00 - 3:40

Prerequisites: Graduate standing and consent of the instructor.

Description: Many marine organisms are mutualistic symbioses between two different species that both benefit from the association; e.g., coral reefs, bioluminescent fish, hydrothermal vent clams, etc. The similarities and differences in form and function of these associations are studied. (AB/NC grading only.) Field trips.

Units: 2

Instructor: Dr. Frances Wilkerson

 

BIOL 716  – Skills for Scientific Proposal Writing

Online
Thursdays, 10:00 - 11:40 

Prerequisites: Graduate standing and consent of the instructor.

Description: Development of technical writing skills through the process of writing and editing research proposals based on the students' own research projects.

Units: 3

Instructors: Dr. Jonathon Stillman/Dr. Diana Chu

 

MSCI 717 – Professional Skills Workshop I: Data Analysis and Visualization

Online       
Thursdays, 1:00 - 2:50 

Prerequisites: 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 Workshop II

Online     
Fridays,  10:00 - 11:50

Prerequisite: Research Intensive Pedagogical Training of InterDisciplinary Estuarine Scientists (RIPTIDES) students or consent 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)

Online      
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