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Central American Field Ecology in Costa Rica

Term: January 2018

This course is intended to provide Biology students with: 1. A deeper understanding of Central American ecosystems 2. A better appreciation for the ways in which societal and ecological systems interface, especially in Costa Rica 3. Skills in designing, implementing, and reporting on a field-based ecological research project, including presentation of results at a scientific conference

Marine Ecology

Description: Field-based course designed to explore the interaction of temperate marine organisms with their living and non-living environment. Students explore life histories and ecology of intertidal marine life in rocky shore, sand, mud flat, and planktonic communities. This program is held in Friday Harbor, Washington. Prerequisites: BI 150-154, BI 230

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