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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOG 387 - Biogeography

Investigates the functional relationships between biophysical processes and their spatial and temporal patterns at various scales. Introduces approaches to land systems analysis focusing upon ecosystems. GEOG 387 and GEOG 487 are layered courses, students may not receive credit for both. Course will be offered every year (Spring).

Prerequisite: GEOG 107.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify and describe various principal biogeographical processes and systems.
  • Communicate in the language of the discipline.
  • Describe and analyze the physical processes that generate biogeographical patterns of life on Earth.
  • Research a topic related to biogeography, write a scientific paper about that research, and articulately present the research to the class.
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