Thunder Bay • Orillia

Honours Bachelor of Science (Water Resource Science Major)(TB) - Biogeography

Biology 3151 Biogeography
A study of the distribution and dispersal of organisms. An examination of how biotic and abiotic factors interact and species distributions respond to dynamic environmental processes such as climate and glaciation. Topics covered include: history of biogeography, distribution of species, communities, and biomes; speciation and extinction, endemism, dispersal, history of lineages and biotas, patterns of continental and oceanic diversity, island biogeography, and human impacts on species distribution.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications: Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences