Prerequisites: 15:162 and 15:163 or permission of Instructor.

This course deals with basic concepts governing distribution and abundance of living organisms. Interactions with the non-living environment and with other organisms will both be covered. Specific topics include productivity, energy transfer, biogeochemical cycles, limiting factors, population ecology and community ecology. This course is designed as an introduction to all senior ecology and biogeography courses.

Cross-registered with (Geography) 38:273.

3 lecture hours per term, one term

Successors: 14:370, 31:351, 31:374, 38:276, 38:374, 38:492, 94:392, 94:393.

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 94:273 in the BU Course Transfer Database.