Sep 22, 2020  
2020-2021 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Shepherd University 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 211  and BIOL 212 .



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