Feb 28, 2020  
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BIO 126 - Tropical Field Ecology 3 cr.


This course provides an introduction to the ecology and biodiversity of the Neotropics. Following introductory lectures on campus, the entire course is conducted in the field in Central or South America. Depending on the site, a range of habitats will be visited and thus a range of ecologies of the flora and fauna. Habitats will include all or some of the following: lowland wet and moist forests, lower montane forest (cloud forest), riversand wetlands, mangrove swamps, and coral reefs. At several sites the habitat is explored at night, which may include travel by canoe and overnight stays in the forest. Remote communities are also visited. See the specific itinerary for further details. Field trip expense. Winter, Summer



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