Jun 08, 2023  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

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BIOL 306/3541 - Environmental Biology of the Red Sea (3 cr. + 1 cr. lab)

Prerequisites: students must be good swimmers and consent of the instructor.

This course is designed to be an interdisciplinary course for students with an interest in coastal and marine environmental issues. Topics covered include marine biology, ecology, geology, paleontology, climatology, and oceanography. Using the Red Sea as a model, students will receive extensive field experience in evaluating the impact of natural phenomena and human activities on coastal and marine environmental planning, management, and monitoring, as well as in the preparation of environmental impact assessments.

Laboratories and field trips to the Red Sea are essential to the course.

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