BIO 445 — Environmental Physiology

(Same as EVS 549)

Semester hours: 3 (3R)   Offered: I    Instructor: Rivera

Impact of environmental changes and environmental extremes on animals and their physiological mechanisms. Examines primarily vertebrates and their responses to variations in temperature, pressure, and salinity. Basic physiological principles associated with each adaptive response covered in lecture and reading assignments.

Prerequisites: P: BIO 333, 335, 483 or 449

Satisfies: Certified Writing, Organismal Biology requirement