Academic Catalog


Course Code: 2380756
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Biology
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. MERYEM BEKLOLU
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 2380206
The course set above should be completed before taking BIOL756 COMMUNITY ECOLOGY .

Course Content

Theoretical and applied issues of community ecology, biodiversity, biogeography, evolution and conservation, ecological processes, metacommunity dynamics; niche and neutral theory; species interactions (competition, predation, food webs) and species coexistence; and effects of human-mediated environmental change.