BIOL 410 Tropical Biology

A lecture and field course on the natural history and ecology of the neotropics. Students examine several terrestrial and marine tropical ecosystems, including lowland rain forests, elfin forests, mangrove communities, and coral reefs. Each student completes a field project and journal. One lecture per week during the semester followed by a two-week field experience in Costa Rica during winter break. Students are responsible for travel expenses. Restricted to majors with junior or senior standing.




Every other year