|COURSE NUMBER:||BIOL 478|
|COURSE TITLE:||Environmental Modeling|
|NAME OF INSTRUCTOR:||Darcy Visscher|
|CREDIT WEIGHT AND WEEKLY TIME DISTRIBUTION:||credits 3(hrs lect 3 - hrs sem 0 - hrs lab 3)|
|COURSE DESCRIPTION:||An introduction to techniques and software programs used to model biological,
chemical, physical, or environmental phenomena. Laboratory work will be tailored
to students’ interests and needs.
Prerequisites: BIOL 391, MATH 200
|COURSE MATERIALS:||There is NO assigned textbook for this course. There will be assigned readings (papers) and lab files (code and assignments) will be posted on moodle, as required. A very useful book for the course (and the future?) that is not required due to it’s silly cost (but you may find cheap copies online at www.used.addall.com) is: Haefner, J.W., Modeling Biological Systems. Principles and Applications, 1996, Chapman & Hall.|
|MARK DISTRIBUTION IN PERCENT:||
Required texts, assignments, and grade distributions may vary
from one offering of this course to the next. Please consult
the course instructor for up to date details.
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