Academic Catalog

BIOL721 ADVANCED TECHNIQUES IN FIELD ECOLOGY

Course Code: 2380721
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Biology
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. CEMAL CAN BLGN
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

A course for graduate students, aimed to improve their grasp of the underlying theory for ecological techniques, especially on sample size determination, sampling and experimental design, mark-recapture studies, as well as advanced technical approaches such as radio telemetry and GIS. Each student is expected to run an individual or group-based small scale research project in the field and present the results in a student symposium.