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Coral Ecology and Conservation

MARI515

Description

This course will explore the biology of corals including the parameters necessary for healthy growth, reproduction and reef formation. Students will learn to distinguish between different types of corals based on physical characteristics and distribution. Current threats to corals and reef health such as coral bleaching, black band disease and ocean acidification will be examined along with management and restoration strategies.

Dates

Jun 7, 2021 — Aug 1, 2021

Registration Information

For credit cost: $1950