Tropical biology in Costa Rica

by Cailin R. McEachern

Publisher: Huxley College of the Environment in Bellingham, WA

Written in English
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StatementCailin R. McEachern.
SeriesInternship report, Internship report (Huxley College of the Environment)
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
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He also serves as an interim professor in the Biology Department of the University of Costa Rica, teaching courses in the area of Evolution and Zoology. Fernando has a long history of participating in OTS field courses, dating back to Overview of the program Sites to Be Visited.

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Biology students study tropical ecosystems in Costa Rica. The students chronicled their experiences in Costa Rica through daily journal entries describing what they saw and came up with a list of 10 testable hypotheses about tropical ecology.

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Monteverde, based high in the protected cloud forest, is a rural community of bicultural and bilingual people. As a conservation and ecotourism destination. Tropical Biology in Costa Rica. Explore and learn about tropical rain forests, cloud forests, seasonally dry foresta, mangrove forests, and other habitats.

Learn about biodiversity, plant-animal interactions, plant structure, physiology, and evolution. Experience a. This program is open to ALL Majors. Costa Rica makes up % of the world's landmass yet holds 6% of the world's biodiversity.

In this course led by Dr. Laurie Kauffman, you will learn the basics of theories and methods in tropical biology throughout the fall semester, then get to put this knowledge into practice over a day study tour to Costa Rica.

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Books for Biology Tropical Field Ecology December Here is a list of many of the books available in Pattee/Paterno Library that may be useful in preparing for this course. They are listed in call number order to make it easy to locate them. The majority will be found in the Life Sciences Costa Rica Books for Biology The summer course in tropical biology is fast-paced and will engage you in some of the most critical issues facing tropical biodiversity and ecosystems today.

During the four-weeks of the course, you will study in OTS’ three field stations in Costa Rica, giving you access to highly threatened tropical dry forests, lowland wet forest, and primary and secondary premontane wet forest.

Tropical Biology in Costa Rica Costa Rica makes up % of the world's landmass yet holds 6% of the world's biodiversity.

In this course led by Dr. Laurie Kauffman, you will learn the basics of theories and methods in tropical biology throughout the fall semester, then get to put this knowledge into practice over a day study tour to Costa Rica.

Tropical Biology and Conservation Field Courses in Costa Rica 30 November DANTA’s field courses in tropical biology are intended for undergraduates or early graduate level students with a keen interest in tropical ecosystems and conservation, but who have little to no experience of working in a tropical environment.

Tropical Biology in Costa Rica. July 6, – J Office of International Initiatives Student Union, Suite Study Abroad Programs Phone: This 10 day program is an extensive introduction to the diverse Costa Rican ecosystem, during which students can study biology in the field and participate in research station projects in this rich, tropical environment.

Students will have the special opportunity to take part in research station activities at Monteverde Cloud Forest. All this takes place in Costa Rica, in the beautifully conserved biological stations of OTS.

Financial Aid Tuition, room and Board. The NAPIRE award covers the cost of room, board and travel to and from Costa Rica. Students also receive funds to help.

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In SpringUSU students visited Costa Rica to participate in the first Tropical Ecology & Sustainability Course. The course was offered by the USU Biology Department and. Overview.

Take advantage of the unique opportunities of this quarter-long program in Monteverde, a rural community of Costa Ricans and North Americans who share a bicultural and bilingual lifestyle in a growing eco-tourism area.

Located between seasonally dry Pacific slopes to the west and the tropical rain forest of the Atlantic slope to the east, the area's unique contrasting we t and dry forests present.

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For two weeks over winter break participants travel, alongside other IU students with a faculty director, throughout Costa Rica while studying the tropical biology of the country.

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Guest lectures include resident and visiting biologists. Spanish is taught by instructors from Centro Panamericano de Idiomas.InJanzen attended a two-month course in tropical biology taught in several field sites throughout Costa Rica. This Advanced Science Seminar in Tropical Biology was the precursor to a Fundamentals in Tropical Biology course, which Janzen designed for the Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS), a consortium of several North American and.