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Catalog 2013-2014

Special Topics in Natural Science: Tropical Ecosystems and Culture

  • Semester: Fall
  • Course Number: NS381A
  • Instructors: Farley Brown
  • Credit: 1

Course Description

The course is an introduction to the ecosystems and culture as well as conservation efforts in tropical regions. Through presentations, readings, and hands on activities such as the cuisine of Central America, we are introduced to tropical watersheds, from the lowland broadleaf rainforest to the coral reef system and the people who live there. Each student conducts a research project on an area of interest regarding tropical systems.