BIOL4368Techniques in Paleoecology and Climate Change3 ch (3L)

The principal aim of this course is to provide students with a hands-on experience in how to study past climates and environments from the historical record preserved in lake sediments. Students will learn the common coring techniques, how to recognize different sediment types, how to reconstruct past plant communities, and how to estimate quantitatively past temperatures.

Pre- or co-requisite: BIOL 4351.