Insects, Aquatic Habitats, and Pollution

Effects differing classes of pollutants have on insects that are aquatic. Insect life-cycle dynamics, trophic guilds, community structure. Hypotheses to explain community structure in streams, rivers, wetlands, ponds, lakes, reservoirs. Organic pollution, eutrophication, heavy metal pollution, runoff/siltation, acidification, thermal pollution. Changes in aquatic insect community structure. Designing/maintaining biological monitoring networks.


prereq: [[3005 or Biol 3407 or FW 2001], [jr or sr]] or instr consent

Course ID
ENT 3925
Semester Offered
Course Frequency
odd years