GGR305H1: Biogeography

Hours

24L

Identifies patterns in and explains processes behind plant and animal distributions through space and time. Topics covered include ecological and evolutionary dynamics, disturbance, dispersal, migration, continental drift, speciation, extinction, paleoenvironments and island biogeography. We also examine terrestrial and marine biomes, the meaning of biodiversity, conservation challenges, and recent biogeographic changes associated with human impact.

Prerequisite
8.0 credits
Exclusion
GGR305H5
Distribution Requirements
Science
Breadth Requirements
Living Things and Their Environment (4)