Prerequisites: Algae in Freshwater Ecosystems (EEB 457) or demonstrated equivalent classroom and/or lab experience with freshwater algae and their habitats.
Meets: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
This course is for students experienced in the study of algae who wish to conduct conference – and publication – quality research.
Following a brief refresher on algal taxonomy, ecology, and local habitats, you will develop and pursue a project addressing regional algal issues. You may work individually or in a group. Faculty will provide input on project definition, literature review, methods and measurements, data collection, evaluation and interpretation, paper preparation, and presentation.