GEOLOGICAL SCIENCES 100
KYGER C LOHMANN

 
 
 
SYLLABUS WINTER 2002
CORAL REEFS ----- GS 100óWINTER  2002
CLASS SCHEDULE -- OUTLINE OF LECTURES AND SPECIAL EVENTS

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MAR 5          The Reef Environment...Integration of Physical Chemical and Biological Systems

MAR 7          Aspects of Marine Zoology -- Plankton and Corals

MAR 12         Echinoderms  and OtherMetazoans

MAR 14        Coral Ecology and Reproduction

MAR 19        The Ecology of Building the Reef   and  The Habitat and Environmental Limits for Reefs

MAR 21         Physical Oceanography -- Oceans and Energy

MAR 26        Interaction of the Reef and the Physical Environment

MAR 28        QUIZ

APR 2          Geological versus Evolutionary Time:  The  Framework for Reef Evolution

APR 4          Ecological Strategies 

APR 9        Adaptations Biological Radiation and Diversification:
                    Ancient Reefs

APR 11        Interaction of Man, Pollution, and the Reef:     Who will survive?

APR 16       FINAL EXAMINATION IN CLASS
 

GRADE will be based on:  a short quiz on 28 March (20%) and a final exam 16 April (80%). 

CLASS ATTENDANCE is essential for adequate completion of this course.  This course is intended to convey both factual materials and develop concepts necessary to observe and interpret natural phenomena.

NO TEXT REQUIRED. An integrated lecture and slide presentation will serve as the basis of examination questions.  Attendance is essential. For additional information, visit the following website :  http://www-personal.umich.edu/~kacey. Follow the links for course information. 

 

 
 
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