BIOL 542 - Advanced Global Biogeochemical Cycles

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Faculty of Science

This course explores the intersecting biological, chemical, and geological processes and reactions governing the cycling of elements that control our environment. Course discussions will include consideration of the atmosphere, lithosphere, hydrosphere and biosphere, and will be framed by our understanding that elemental cycling on Earth is fundamentally altered by organisms. Coursework will incorporate current topics in anthropogenic alteration of the natural cycles critical for organismal and planetary function. Seminars are the same as for BIOL 442, but with additional assignments and evaluation appropriate to graduate studies. Prerequisite: consent of Instructor. Credit cannot be obtained for both BIOL 442 and 542.

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Winter Term 2024


Section Capacity Class times Instructor(s)
2024-01-08 - 2024-04-12 (W)
13:00 - 15:50
CSC B-41
Primary Instructor: Suzanne Tank