Urban Ecology

BIOL-UA 390

Cities are unique from other systems in terms of hydrology, temperature, noise, air quality, and many other abiotic factors. Investigates the consequences of urban constructs on ecological systems. Topics: nutrient cycling, organismal behavior and phenology, disease, drivers and patterns of biodiversity in urban systems, green spaces, urban planning, and the future of these expanding manmade landscapes.

Format: Lecture

Prerequisites: Fund Ecol (BIOL-UA 63)

Corequisites: None

Location: New York

Equivalent(s): None

Syllabus

Term(s) offered:

Requirements satisfied:
  • Major: Biology Standard Track
      • Upper-Level Elective
          • Advanced Biology
  • Major: Ecology Track
      • Upper-Level Elective
          • Reasoning Skills
          • Advanced Biology
  • Minor: Environmental Biology
      • Elective