OCEAN 430 Biological Oceanography (4) NW

Class web page: https://catalyst.uw.edu/workspace/morrisrm/15723/88423

Examines marine organisms, their quantitative distribution in time and space, and their interactions with the ocean. Emphasizes dominant pelagic forms of phytoplankton, bacterioplankton, and archaeoplankton; and their predators, viruses, and zooplankton. Case studies explore extreme environments, coral reefs, influence of climate change on oceanic ecosystems, and the coastal ocean. Prerequisite: BIOL 200; OCEAN 210; recommended BIOL 220. Offered: A.