Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

BI301
Global Ecology and Biogeography
0.5 Credit

An integrated study of the distribution, abundance and diversity of plants and animals, with an emphasis on the study of broad patterns in the ecological characteristics of organisms and ecosystems. Topics typically may include temporal and spatial patterns of biodiversity, species abundances and range patterns, vicariance, dispersal, species interactions, disturbance events, historical and evolutionary biogeography, endemism and island biogeography.

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
BI111 (or BI100*).
Exclusions
BI205, BI330*, BI331.