Mar 22, 2019  
2017-2018 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Shepherd University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENVS 342 - Limnology

(4 cr) This course is a comprehensive introduction to the biological, chemical, and physical conditions affecting life in fresh water, particularly lakes, ponds, and reservoirs. Topics include the linkages between terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, limnological techniques and equipment, productivity, pollution, fisheries management, and aquaculture. Major biological components such as the benthos, zooplankton, phytoplankton, macroinvertebrates, vertebrates, and aquatic vegetation will be examined. Prerequisites: ENVS 201  and ENVS 202  (including labs), or BIOL 103  and BIOL 104 , or BIOL 208  and BIOL 209 .



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