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SCQF Level 8 (Year 2 Undergraduate)
An introduction to the factors determining the distribution and patterns of abundance of organisms, and which relate plant and animal populations to their environment. It includes the physiological ecology of plants and animals, the life history strategies by which organisms adapt to their environments, and the ecological significance of genetic variability. The importance of evolutionary history for understanding patterns of distribution will also be emphasised. A practical project report must be submitted as part of the course.The course will include basic statistical methods training.
College of Science and Engineering
School of Geosciences
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