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Gaston E. "Chip" Small

Assistant Professor
Degree
Ph.D. University of Georgia
Office
Owens 364/Lab: Owens 254
Phone
(651) 962-5166
Toll Free
(800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5166
Fax
651.962.5201
Mail
OWS 352
University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Ave.
Saint Paul MN 55105

Professional Interests

  • Application of ecosystem ecology to sustainability science 
  • Human alteration of biogeochemical cycles 
  • Fate of anthropogenic nutrients in aquatic ecosystems 
  • Communicating science to the public

Summer 2017 Courses

Summer 2017 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
BIOL 389 - I1 Research - - - - - - - -
CRN: 30641 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Gaston E. Small Original laboratory, field, library or other analytical investigation under the direction of a member of the biology faculty, culminating in either a written research paper or an oral presentation. Upper class standing not required. Prerequisites: BIOL 207, BIOL 208 and a minimum grade of C- in BIOL 209, permission of the instructor and the department chair.

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BIOL 491 - I1 Individual Research - - - - - - - -
CRN: 30642 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Gaston E. Small Same as for BIOL 493 and 494, except that written research paper is not a formal research paper.

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Fall 2017 Courses

Fall 2017 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
BIOL 435 - 01 Aquatic Biology - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 OSS 122
CRN: 41966 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Gaston E. Small Characteristics of lakes, streams and other aquatic habitats; including plant and animal communities, water chemistry and productivity. Use of recent primary literature to learn and evaluate field techniques, data collection and data analyses. Both individual and class research projects focus on aquatic systems. Four laboratory hours per week. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C- in BIOL 330 or 333, or in any two 300-level biology courses; STAT 220 or MATH 303 strongly recommended

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BIOL 435 - 51 Aquatic Biology / Lab - - - R - - - 1530 - 1930 OWS 268
CRN: 41967 0 Credit Hours Instructor: Gaston E. Small Characteristics of lakes, streams and other aquatic habitats; including plant and animal communities, water chemistry and productivity. Use of recent primary literature to learn and evaluate field techniques, data collection and data analyses. Both individual and class research projects focus on aquatic systems. Four laboratory hours per week. Prerequisites: A minimum grade of C- in BIOL 330 or 333, or in any two 300-level biology courses; STAT 220 or MATH 303 strongly recommended

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HONR 480 - W04 HONORS Astrobiology - T - - - - - 0955 - 1135 MHC 211
CRN: 43420 2 Credit Hours Instructor: Gaston E. Small These interdisciplinary seminars are intended to develop integrating insights through an analysis of topics chosen from different disciplines. Often they are taught by two faculty members or by a visiting lecturer who holds one of the endowed chairs at the university.

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J-Term 2018 Courses

J-Term 2018 Courses
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