Paleobio of Paleo Vert/Plants

Course Type: 
EES
Code: 
6420
Level: 
Graduate
Credit Hours: 
3
Schedule Type: 
Lab
Description: 

The rise and evolution of Paleozoic vertebrate and plant groups with an emphasis on the evolution of jawed fishes, early tetrapods, and the "terrestrialization" of Earth. Phylogenetic and molecular analysis, and recent discoveries in the field of "Evo-Devo" will be employed to determine the origin and diversification of major vertebrate groups, and uncover connections between macroevolutionary trends and paleoenvironmental changes.

Restrictions: 
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.