Spring 2019 Courses
AEC 360: Ecology
4 credits, M/W/F 9:35-10:25am, 232A Withers Hall
The science of ecology, including factors which control distribution and population dynamics of organisms, structure and function of biological communities, and energy flow and nutrient cycling in ecosystems; contrasts among the major biomes; and principles governing ecological responses to global climatic and other environmental changes.
Contact Dr. Alonzo Ramirez: firstname.lastname@example.org
AEC 420, sect 001 or 002: Intro to Fisheries Science
M 1:30-4:15pm or T 8:30-11:15am; 283 David Clark Labs
Role of fish in aquatic ecosystems, fish biology, fish ecology, fisheries management and conservation. Emphasis on aquatic ecosystems and food webs, life history and ecology of important sport and commercial fishes, population and community dynamics, and theory and practice of fisheries management and conservation. Case studies from freshwater, estuarine and marine systems.
Contact Dr. Jesse Fischer: email@example.com
AEC 495, sect 004: Marine Fisheries Ecology
T/TH time TBD; CMAST (Offsite Class in Morehead City)
This course will describe fish life histories, fisheries biological data, stock assessment approaches, management, socioeconomics, & effects of fishing on habitats. Course material drawn from relevant textbooks; primary literature; real world experiences of state & federal fisheries biologists & managers; fieldtrips to sample fish, meet fishing industry representatives, & observe fisheries biologists process samples in the labs. The course is part of the semester at coast program taught at NCSU CMAST facility.
Contact Dr. Jeff Buckel: firstname.lastname@example.org
AEC 495, sect 006: Biology, Diversity,& Ecology of Algae
T 4:30-5:20pm (lecture); 283 David Clark Labs
TH 4:30-7:15pm (lab); 283 David Clark Labs
An introduction to the taxonomy, morphology, reproduction, and ecological / economic importance of the fascinating and diverse group of primary producers known as algae. Emphasis on the freshwater algae of North Carolina and the marine algae of the southeastern U.S.
Contact Dr. Joann Burkholder: email@example.com