Biogeography

EARTH 445
EEB 445

This course covers geographic aspects of ecological and evolutionary processes of populations, communities, and lineages. The course investigates the physical and biological processes shaping geographic patterns of species richness, community structure, and ecosystems over the earth and at regional and local scales, as well as the geographic structure of populations and species. Geohistorical dimensions of these topics include dispersal and vicariance, speciation, and extinction, and macroecological and macroevolutionary trends over earth history. Examples and case studies cover the full range of organisms and environments.

Credits: 
3
School(s)/College(s): 
Literature, Science, & Arts » Earth and Environmental Sciences
Semesters: 
Winter 2017
Winter 2013