Academic Catalog

BIOL448 FIELD ECOLOGY

Course Code: 2380448
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: Biology
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
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Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

A course offered to senior students, focusing on terrestrial ecological methodology. Topics include measuring abiotic factors, use of maps and GIS, collecting and preserving specimens, using radio-telemetry, estimating abundance by mark-capture, and through quadrat and transect counts and estimating community parameters. Students are expected to work as a team on small projects in the field.