BIOL481

Environmental Animal Physiology

15 points

Occurrences

Description

Physiological adaptations that allow animal life to survive in diverse environments. The course will look at the strengths and weaknesses of the comparative approach and its relationship to phylogeny. Topics that may be addressed include osmoregulatory physiology and water balance, thermoregulation, metabolic rates, exercise and cardiovascular physiology.

Pre-requisites

Subject to approval of the Head of School. RP: BIOL354

Restrictions

BIOL451

Recommended Preparation