GGR305H1: Biogeography

Hours: 
24L

Identifies patterns in and explains processes behind plant and animal distributions through space and time. Topics covered include ecological and evolutionary dynamics, disturbance, dispersal, migration, continental drift, speciation, extinction, paleoenvironments and island biogeography. We also examine terrestrial and marine biomes, the meaning of biodiversity, conservation challenges, and recent biogeographic changes associated with human impact.

Recommended Preparation: 

8.0 FCE's including JEG100H1/​ GGR100H1 or ( BIO120H1, BIO130H1)

Distribution Requirements: 
Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Living Things and Their Environment (4)