Syllabus of Zoo 573
Course Level: M.Sc. Degree
Course Title: Advanced Ecology (1)
Credit Hours: 3
Objective: To provide graduate students with basic concepts of population and community Ecology of both terrestrial and aquatic animals.
Characteristics of aquatic and terrestrial animal populations (natality rate, mortality rate, density, age distribution). Population growth, effect of abiotic factors on population growth (aquatic & terrestrial) spacies intra- and inter-relationships. Population cycles, community changes, desert animal communities.