Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

EBIO 320 - BRAZILIAN WETLANDS LAB

Long Title: ECOLOGY AND CONSERVATION OF BRAZILIAN WETLANDS LABORATORY
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Laboratory
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Credit Hours: 2
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: This course consists of a 2-week trip to Brazil to examine first-hand the ecology of the largest wetland ecosystem on earth - the Pantanal. Days will be spent in the field making observations and collecting data; lectures in the evenings will cover topics including freshwater ecology, seasonal flooding dynamics, community ecology of wetland species, symbiosis, geology, environmental management, ecotourism, and conservation biology. Recommended Prerequisite(s): EBIO 213