GGR305H5 Biogeography

GGR201 Course Desciption

Course Description

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.

Credits: Science

Lecture hours: 24

Exclusion: GGR305H1

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