Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

EBIO 320 - BRAZILIAN WETLANDS LAB

Long Title: ECOLOGY AND CONSERVATION OF BRAZILIAN WETLANDS LABORATORY
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Laboratory
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. Distribution Credit for EBIO 320 no longer eligible beginning Fall 2019. Recommended Prerequisite(s): EBIO 213