Biogeography (BSC 5824)

Course Information
  • Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays (10:30 AM -12:20 PM)
  • Room: CB1 0112
  • Instructor: Dr. David Jenkins



Biogeography is the study of geographic variation in biota. It builds on ecology and evolution: students are expected to be conversant in both fields for this course – thus the prerequisites. Objectives for students include: (a) master major concepts of biogeography, and (b) understand the geological, evolutionary, and ecological processes that determine biogeographic patterns.

Session Topic Readings
I Syllabus and Introduction Chapters 1 &2