TABLE A-3 Limnology Programs at U.S. Institutes of Higher Education: Survey Responses

University

Departments Offering Degrees in Limnology-related Fields

Departments Housing Faculty in Limnology-related Fields

Students in Limnology-related Fields Graduating Each Year

Faculty in Limnology and Related Disciplines

Frequency of Introductory Limnology Course

Level of Student Interest in Limnology

Availability of Limnological Research Stations or Labs

Alabama

Biological sciences Geology Geography Civil and environmental engineering

Biological sciences Geology Geography Civil and environmental engineering

10

22

Once per semester (junior/senior/

graduate level)

Increasing

One field station

Arizona State

Zoology Civil engineering

Zoology Civil engineering

na

5

Once per year (senior level)

Increasing

None

Arkansas

Biological sciences Zoology Botany Environmental science Civil engineering

Biological sciences Zoology Botany Environmental science Civil engineering

5–10

3

Once per year (senior/graduate level)

Holding steady

None

Alaska, Fairbanks

Biology and wildlife Fisheries Marine science and limnology

Biology and wildlife Marine science and limnology

na

3

Once per year (senior level)

Holding steady at high level

Two ecological research stations

Arizona

Hydrology and water resources Wildlife and fisheries science

Hydrology and water resources Wildlife and fisheries science Entomology

6–8

2

Once per year (senior/graduate level)

Increasing rapidly

None



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