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BIEB132_L1 - What is it? BIEB 132: Introduction to Marine...

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BIEB 132: Introduction to Marine Biology Fall Quarter 2009 Course Instructors: Dr. Ron Burton, Scripps Institution of Oceanography OfFce: Hubbs Hall 2140 Phone: 822-5784 email: rburton@ucsd.edu Dr. Michael Latz, Scripps Institution of Oceanography OfFce: Hubbs Hall 1160 Phone: 534-6579 email: mlatz@ucsd.edu Dr. Philip Hastings, Scripps Institution of Oceanography OfFce: Vaughan Hall 201 Phone: 822-2913 email: phastings@ucsd.edu Teaching Assistants: Hsiu-Chin Lin h3lin@ucsd.edu Melissa Roth mroth@ucsd.edu Theresa Boucher tboucher@ucsd . edu Eduardo Esquenazi eesquena@ucsd . edu Mike Pham m4pham@ucsd.edu Instructors OfFce Hours: by appointment (preferably set up by email)
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Course structure: Two lectures/wk TTh 9:30-10:50 AM CICC 101 + one section meeting/wk (recommended, see below) Textbook: Marine Biology 3 rd ed. by J.S. Levinton (Oxford Univ. Press), 2009. Additional course readings will occasionally be assigned in class and will be available from UCSD Library Course reserves. Books will be on reserve at the Biomedical Library. For other materials such as lecture notes, readings, and exam keys, go to the class web site at UCSD Libraries course reserves: http://reserves.ucsd.edu/eres/coursepass.aspx?cid=7021 Note: Course reserves are for UCSD students only. For access off-campus, see this website: http://libraries.ucsd.edu/resources/course-reserves/index.html Grading: Two homework assignments (1 page papers) = 20 points Two Midterm exams (short answer format) 1st Midterm = 100 points 2nd Midterm = 100 points Final Exam has two parts 3rd midterm = 100 points Cumulative Final = 100 points Total = 420 points
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Sections are not mandatory and are primarily for the clarification of lecture material and readings; some required readings that are not discussed in class may be reviewed in section. Sections have been scheduled as follows: A01 M 10:00a - 10:50a APM 2301 A02 M 3:00p - 3:50p HSS 2154 A03 M 4:00p - 4:50p HSS 2154 A04 Tu 2:00p - 2:50p WLH 2206 A05 W 08:00a - 08:50a CENTR 205 A06 W 6:00p - 6:50p CENTR 205 A07 Th 2:00p - 2:50p WLH 2206 A08 F 1:00p - 1:50p HSS 2154 BIEB 132: Fall 2009
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BIEB 132: Introduction to Marine Biology Lecture/Exam Schedule Sept 24 Introduction: ocean environment and marine organisms (B) Sept 29 Life in a Fuid environment (L) Oct 1 Primary productivity and phytoplankton (L) Oct 6 Harmful blooms (L) Oct 8 Adaptations to salinity and temperature (B) Oct 13 Bioluminescence (L) Oct 15 Deep sea and hydrothermal vents (L) (homework#1 due in class) Oct 20 Sensory Ecology (L) Oct 22 MIDTERM 1, mini-lecture: Molecular probes in marine biology (B) Oct 27 Animal movements and migrations (H) Oct 29 Species interactions I (H) Nov 3 Species interactions II (H) Nov 5 Reproduction and mating systems I (H Nov 10 Reproduction and mating systems II (H) (homework#2 due in class)
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