Marine Megafaunal Ecology: Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary and Surrounding Waters

CAS BI 546

Undergraduate Prerequisites: CASBI 260 and CASMA 213 or consent of instructor; enrollment in the BU Marine Semester. - Marine macrofauna, from macrobenthos to whales, seals, seabirds, sharks, bony fishes, turtles, jellies, and humans in Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. Sail aboard research vessel "Auk" and become a participant in SBNMS research to understand life in the Gulf of Maine. Apply data collected to marine biodiversity conservation and sustainable resource management. Student research helps to invent the science of coupled human and natural systems, mines ecosystem insights for Sanctuary operations, and guides deployment of the new kid on the block: offshore renewable energy.

FALL 2024 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Kaufman ARR 12:00 am-12:00 am

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