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Courses - Spring 2019
MEES
Marine-Estuarine-Environmental Sciences Department Site
MEES608F
Seminar in Marine-Estuarine-Environmental Sciences; Current Topics in Fisheries Science: Best Papers in Fisheries
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
This class will explore topics of current interest in the fisheries sciences. The class will consist of a mix of readings and presentations by students and/or professional fishery scientists concerning different aspects of fisheries and their management. Students will explore current and classic literature on the selected topics, and complete a final project that could be a presentation or group project. Students will select topics from lists of Best Papers in Fisheries originating from several different sources, and use those papers as a basis to explore related literature.
MEES621
Biological Oceanography
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Population and community ecology of estuarine and marine systems; coastal and estuarine processes are emphasized in the context of oceans in general. Field and lab trips required.
Taught over the Interactive Video Network.
MEES681
Advanced Ecological Design
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: (CHEM131; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department); and (MATH120; or must have completed MATH220); and PHYS121. Or permission of instructor.
Also offered as: ENST681.
Credit only granted for: ENST481, ENST681, or MEES681.
An advanced survey course on the field of ecological design. Principles of design are illustrated with case studies from biologically-based waste treatment systems, ecosystem management and sustainable development.
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.
MEES708A
Advanced Topics in Marine-Estuarine-Environmental Science; Environmental Restoration Applications
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
MEES708M
Advanced Topics in Marine-Estuarine-Environmental Science; Environmental Statistic II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Taught over the Interactive Video Network (IVN).

This course will extend statistical training of the students to advanced topics of time series analysis and spatial statistics. After taking this course, students will be familiar with a variety of state-of-the-art approaches for qualitative analysis of time- and space-dependent data. Students will become competent users of these methods by practicing them in class and in their homework assignments using the statistical programming language R.
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.