Jul 06, 2022  
2021-2022 LSUA Catalog 
    
2021-2022 LSUA Catalog
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BIOL 4011 - Field Biology Techniques


Credits: 4
Lecture Hours: 2
Laboratory Hours: 6
Scientific method, experimental design, sampling, statistical analysis of data generated in class, and scientific writing. Common methods used in field studies of plants and animals, including vegetation sampling; basic forest measurements; use of maps, compass, GPS and GIS; radio telemetry; methods of age and sex determination in selected terrestrial vertebrates; methods for population estimation, capture, handling and marking of birds, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, and fish. most labs taught outdoors and in a variety of habitats and udner varies field conditions. Requires lab time outside of scheduled hours. May include weekend field trip. Offered FA odd years.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 1202  and MATH 2011 or permission of instructor. ENGL 3002  is recommended.



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