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Catalog 2013-2014

Research in Tropical Ecosystems: Bahamas

  • Semester: Spring
  • Course Number: NS/SS364
  • Instructors: Farley Brown, Charlotte Rosendahl
  • Credit: 3

Description

This course is field study program in which students have the opportunity to diversify their northern Sterling experience with an intensive field course in a tropical region. This research oriented course builds on research skills learned at Sterling College and allows students to implement these skills in a tropical ecosystem. Partnering with local biological research stations and the local community, Sterling students have the opportunity to explore the impacts of land use on a tropical watershed and the coral reef.