CAS BI 546, Marine Megafaunal Ecology: Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary and Surrounding Waters
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Prof. Les Kaufman
Fall 2014 Marine Semester
CAS BI 546, Marine Megafaunal Ecology
Marine macrofauna: whales, seals, seabirds, fishes, turtles, jellies an people in Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. Evolution, food webs, and distributional ecology; physical and human influences on foraging and movement behavior. Student research builds ecosystem-based science for Sanctuary management.
Syllabi: BI 546
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Additional costs: This course does involve several day-long trips in the field. All transportation costs for these trips are covered by BU tuition.
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