BIOS 319 - TROPICAL FIELD BIOLOGY
Long Title: TROPICAL FIELD BIOLOGY
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Laboratory
Credit Hours: 2
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: Examine first-hand the two most diverse ecosystems on earth - the coral reef and the tropical rainforest in this 2-week summer course in the Central American country of Belize. Topics will include the diversity of tropical organisms and habitats, the formation of coral reefs, rainforest ecology, historical biogeography, symbiosis, and conservation of tropical biodiversity. While a background in biology is desirable, individuals lacking this background but having a special interest in the tropics are encouraged to enroll. Includes a course fee that covers all transportation, accommodation, and meals. Distribution Credit for BIOS 319 no longer eligible beginning Fall 2019. Instructor Permission Required.