Analysis of past and present plant and animal distributions, and of the environmental and biological constraints involved. The course emphasizes the impact of continental drift, Quaternary climatic changes and human interference on contemporary patterns.
Lecture hours: 24
Prerequisite: 9.0 credits
Core Skills Developed
- biological and geographical concepts used to define and interpret the distribution of species
- impact of human activities on the diversity and distribution of other species
- locate, evaluate and synthesize academic literature
- written communication skills