Want to take a course in Aquatic and Fishery Sciences? Of course you do! Learn about marine predators, disappearing habitats, environmental contaminants, and more.
These courses all fulfill either NW or I&S!
FISH 101 Water and Society (5cr) – MWF 10:30-11:20 plus quiz (times vary)
FRESHWATER IS: The oil of the 21st Century. Breeding ground for human diseases. Losing biological diversity. A reason to launch a war? Essential for life.
NW/I&S, no prerequisites
Instructors: Julian Olden (olden) & Daniel Schindler (deschind)
Learn how Arctic marine ecosystems are structured and function, explore adaptations and challenges of upper-level Arctic marine predators, and find out how species and populations are affected by changes in the Arctic.
NW, BIOL 180 prerequisite
FISH 437 Fisheries Oceanography (4cr) – MWF 9:30-10:20; W 2:30-4:20
Investigate how the environment influences distributions and abundances of early life stage marine vertebrate and invertebrate species and impacts on resource management.
No pre-requisite but OCEAN 210 or familiarity with ocean circulation recommended
Instructor: John Horne (jhorne)
NW, no prerequisites
Study the history of fish and wildlife toxicology, major classes of contaminants, current regulations, methods used to assess hazards, and contemporary contaminant-fish/wildlife issues. In the lab (5cr only), conduct research aimed at improving efficacy of pesticides and minimizing non-target effects.
Instructor: Christian Grue (cgrue)