PREDATOR ECOLOGY

Course List: Field Animal Behavior

Course List: Field Animal Behavior

PREDATOR ECOLOGY

FULFILLS:
BIOS 453/853, ACE 10

THE INSTRUCTOR:
John DeLong

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course envelopes:

  • Conservation and management of native and invasive predators.
  • Functional and numerical responses.
  • Evolution of predator-prey interactions.
  • Optimal foraging.
  • Modeling predator-prey population dynamics.
  • Trophic cascades.
  • Prey defenses against predation.
Grades are evaluated on class participation, quizzes, and an independent project.