BIOL427

Global Change Biology

15 points

Occurrences

Description

This course will address selected major issues concerning the role of biological processes in the Earth System and the impact on these of human activities (global change). Discussion will include carbon and nutrient cycling in terrestrial and marine ecosystems, the impacts of past and future climate change on biota, the significance of biodiversity loss on ecosystem processes and strategies to mitigate climate change.

Pre-requisites

Subject to approval of the Head of School.

Restrictions

BIOL479