May 19, 2022
BIOL 467 - Biological Field Techniques
Intensive, field-based experience in techniques used by field biologists to sample organisms and their environments, and analyze data collected in the field.
Prerequisite: BIOL 360 or by permission.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Describe various methods for sampling (collecting and quantifying numbers of) aquatic and terrestrial organisms
- Choose an appropriate sampling technique to answer a biological question
- Perform several different biological sampling methods in terrestrial and aquatic environments
- Analyze and interpret data from field sampling
- Discuss sources of error and bias in various sampling methods
- Demonstrate a professional, inquiring attitude toward learning, applying, and evaluating field techniques
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Summer Locations: Ellensburg
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