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Courses - Fall 2017
MEES
Marine-Estuarine-Environmental Sciences Department Site
MEES498I
Topics in Marine-Estuarine-Environmental Sciences; Chesapeake Bay Health
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Also offered as MEES698I. Credit granted for MEES498I or MEES698I. Taught at the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory and on the Interactive Video Network.
MEES607
Quantitative Methods in Environmental Sciences
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: MATH120 and MATH121; or must have completed MATH220 and MATH221; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Credit only granted for: MEES607 or MEES698G.
Formerly: MEES698G.
Mathematical approaches and solutions (both analytical and numerical) that cut across environmental disciplines, and will introduce analytical techniques.
Taught at the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory and on the Interactive Video Network.
MEES608B
Seminar in Marine-Estuarine-Environmental Sciences; Responsible Conduct of Research
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Taught at the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory and on the Interactive Video Network.
MEES608D
Seminar in Marine-Estuarine-Environmental Sciences; Scientific Writing and Communication
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Taught at the Horn Point Laboratory and on the Interactive Video Network.
MEES608O
Seminar in Marine-Estuarine-Environmental Sciences; Current Topics in Omics: Cell Biology, Genetics and Genomics
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Course is taught at the Institute of Marine & Environmental Technology, Baltimore, MD and on the Interactive Video Network.
MEES618A
Seminars in Marine Estuarine Environmental Sciences; Transdisciplinary Science for Environmental Problem Solving
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Taught from Horn Point Laboratories (HPL) using Bluejeans.
MEES626
Environmental Geochemistry I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Recommended: Completion of one semester of physical chemistry is recommended.
Restriction: Permission of instructor.
Credit only granted for: MEES626 or MEES698L.
Formerly: MEES698L.
Brief overview of biogeochemical cycles; fundamental aquatic chemistry that can be applied to a variety of environmental systems.
Taught at the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory and on the Interactive Video Network.
MEES640
Interconnected Earth Systems:Land, Ocean, and Estuary
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Explores the interconnected physical and biogeochemical systems of land, estuary, and ocean with cross cutting themes of human impacts and global change. Broad concepts will be combined with targeted interactive case studies to demonstrate how these systems are linked by humans, climate, and water.
Taught on the Interactive video network.
MEES660
Ecological Systems
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
An introduction to the field of ecology is provided for matriculating graduate students and prepares them for more advanced concepts. Students will be exposed to ecology both in theory and practice through lectures, readings, and quantitative exercises, round table debates and discussions with current practitioners.
Taught on teh Interactive video network.
MEES680
Cell and Molecular Biology for the Environmental Scientist- From Genes to Ecosystems
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Introduces environmental scientists to the methods and approaches that are the foundations for today's breakthroughs in molecular and cellular biology. Detailed examination of papers published in the last few years along with online background materials will be used to reinforce the connection of key concepts to experimentation.
Taught at the Institute of Marine & Environmental Technology (IMET) and over the Interactive Video Network.
MEES698B
Special Topics in Marine-Estuarine-Environmental Sciences; Environmental Statistics I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Taught at the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory and on the Interactive Video Network.
MEES698E
Special Topics in Marine-Estuarine-Environmental Sciences; Principles and Practices of Ecosystem Restoration
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Also offered as GEOL453 and GEOL789L. Overview of critical ecosystem functions across biomes/geologic settings emphasizing tradeoffs in restoration designs. Case studies illuminate structure's influence over biophysical and biogeochemical processes supporting ecosystems; then show how properties of physical, chemical, and ecosystem processes can be altered by different restoration strategies, to optimize ecosystem services and habitat quality. Includesa semester research project.
MEES698I
Special Topics in Marine-Estuarine-Environmental Sciences; Chesapeake Bay Health
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Also offered as MEES498I. Credit granted for MEES498I or MEES698I. Taught at the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory and on the Interactive Video Network.
MEES698R
Special Topics in Marine-Estuarine-Environmental Sciences; Stable Isotopes in Environmental Research
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Taught at Appalachian Laboratories (AL) and over the Interactive Video Network (IVN).
MEES698X
Special Topics in Marine-Estuarine-Environmental Sciences; Global Environmental Remote Sensing
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Taught at Appalachian Laboratories (AL) and over the Interactive Video Network (IVN).
MEES699
(Perm Req)
Special Problems in Marine-Estuarine-Environmental Sciences
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
MEES708W
Advanced Topics in Marine-Estuarine-Environmental Science; Algae, Bioenergy and Biodiversity
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Taught at (IMET) and over the Interactive Video Network (IVN). Formerly offered as MEES708U (Fall 2016).
MEES718A
Study Groups on Issues in Marine Estuarine Enviornmental Sciences; Long-term Change in the Patuxent Estuary
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Taught at Chesapeake Biological Laboratories (CBL) and over the Interactive Video Network (IVN).
MEES718W
Study Groups on Issues in Marine Estuarine Enviornmental Sciences; Classic Readings in Ecology
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Taught at Appalachian Laboratories (AL) and over the Interactive Video Network (IVN).
MEES799
Masters Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
MEES898
Pre-Candidacy Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
MEES899
(Perm Req)
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.