Credits: 3 (2 lecture hours, 3 lab hours)

Terms Offered: Fall

Instructor: Jacob Barney

Description:

Broad overview of the causes, consequences, and epidemiology of invasive plants, animals, and microbes. Conceptual, mechanistic, societal, and political components of invasive species from Darwin to modern day, covering the invasion process from introduction to ecological or economic impact. Taxonomy, management, and risk assessment will be covered via case studies, within a policy context.