Limnology (3 weeks; June 30 - July 18)
Instructors: Dr. Kerri Finlay & Dr. Bjoern Wissel (U of Regina)
This course will examine the physical, chemical, and biological characteristics of lakes and how they affect in-lake processes and water quality. In particular, we fill focus on energy flow, nutrient cycling and limitation, food web dynamics in lakes, and will examine organisms from phytoplankton to fish. Finally, we will examine how human activities alter natural processes in aquatic systems.