Content Tagged ‘Ecosystem’

BIOL 425 - Wildlife and Plant Conservation (3)

Principles of conservation biology and wildlife management techniques, illustrated with animal, plant, and ecosystem examples. Examination of ethical, cultural, legal, political, and socio-economic issues impinging on conservation policy and practice. Group project and field trips. Pre: C (not C-) or better in 265/265L or consent. DB

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11/19/2013 at 11:32am

BIOL 331 - Marine Mammal Biology (3)

Overview of marine mammal science, significance and roles of marine mammals in their ecosystems, and marine conservation issues. Current research topics in marine mammal science will also be covered. Pre: C (not C-) or better in 171/171L, 172/172L, and 265, 265L; or consent. DB

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11/19/2013 at 11:18am

BIOL 172 - Introduction to Biology II (3)

Anatomy, physiology, and systematics of plants and animals; behavior; ecosystems, populations, and communities. Pre: CHEM (131, 151, 161, 171, or 181A) or concurrent, and BIOL 172L (or concurrent), or consent. DB

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09/09/2015 at 9:12am

BIOL 360 - Island Ecosystems (3)

Characteristics of island biota; examples from Hawai'i and the Pacific. Impact of island and continental cultures; policy and ecosystem endangerment; contemporary legislation, policy, and management practices. Pre: one semester of biological science or consent. DB

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11/19/2013 at 11:24am

BIOL 320 - The Atoll (3)

Atoll as ecosystem and as human environment. Formation, structure, distribution, biota. Pre: two semesters of introductory science or consent. DB

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11/19/2013 at 11:16am

Florence Thomas

Associate Researcher, Hawai'i Institute of Marine Biology

Coral reefs, coastal ecology, invertebrate reproduction, and biomechanics




(808) 236-7418


(808) 236-7443

David Duffy

Professor, Department of Botany

How Natural Environments Respond to Pertubations


St. John 410


(808) 956-8218


(808) 956-4710