An interdisciplinary overview of freshwater and marine wetland ecosystems including biotic and abiotic ecological interactions, biogeochemistry, and the importance of wetlands to human society. Distinguishing features of wetlands and the diversity of wetland ecosystems will be emphasized. Laboratory with weekend field experiences to local and regional wetlands is required.
PREREQ: Twelve hours of biological sciences including BIO 320, or instructor permission. OFFERED: Fall CREDIT: 4