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Monday, July 18, 2022, 8:00 AM to Friday, July 29, 2022, 5:00 PM EST
Category: Course

Course Name:
STREAM ECOLOGY, BIOE 439, 3 credits, Monday–Friday full days

Location (Field Station):
Flathead Lake Biological Station, University of Montana, east shore of Flathead Lake, Montana, USA

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Course Description:
Prerequisites: One year of college-level biology, chemistry, and mathematics, and an ecology course or consent of instructor. Stream Ecology is the study of physical, chemical and biological processes in streams. F.A. Forel coined limnology as the “oceanography of lakes.” Here we will do the same for streams and rivers by studying the ecology of streams rather than simply ecology in streams. This goal requires that students integrate across scientific disciplines to learn principles, concepts and methods of stream ecology in field, lecture, laboratory, and discussion settings. Daily participation, examinations, and written and oral reports of independent or group studies as directed by the professor are required. Instructor – Dr. Robert Hall, FLBS-U of Montana (

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Contact (Name and email):
Marie Kohler [email protected] 406-872-4515