Special Topics in Environmental Sciences (390-0-04)
Paul James Caradonna
Technological Institute M128: Tues, Thurs 12:30PM - 1:50PM
Overview of class
Plant-Animal Interactions: This course will explore the diversity of interactions between plants and animals, including antagonistic interactions (e.g., herbigory), mutualistic interactions (e.g., pollination, seed dispersal and ant-plant associations), and interactions involving multiple species and across trophic levels.
Students should be comfortable reading papers from the scientific literature. Students should be familiar with basic biological and ecological concepts.
Contributions to class discussion, exams, projects, and presentations.
Class Materials (Required)
We will be reading many papers from the primary scientific literature. All reading materials will be posted on Canvas.