Description: The course will provide a historical background for the field of biogeography and the ecological foundations needed to understand the distribution and abundance of species and their changes over time. It will also discuss developing technologies (including genomic tools and environmental models) together with the availability of big data and increasingly sophisticated analytical tools to examine the relevance of the field to global change biology, conservation, and invasion biology, as well as sustainable food systems and ecosystem services.
Prerequisites: BIO 1B
Restricted To: Majority of seats are reserved for IB majors during Phase I; 3+ Terms in Attendance during Phase II.
Expected Enrollment: tbd