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Biology 245: Ecology of Ecuador
Galapagos Islands, Ecuador; Limoncocha Biological Reserve, Ecuador; Mindo, Ecuador; Otavalo, Ecuador; Quito, Ecuador; Rio Napo, Ecuador (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: J-Term (1st Round),
J-Term (2nd Round)
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Status: Priority Application Period Begins April 1 Lang. of Instruction: English
Prerequisites: Biology 151 Program Type: J-Term 2
Max. Enrollment: 18 Academic Dept: Biology
No. of Credits: 4 All College Req(s): Intcl-Intercultural
Immersion: IS-Internatonal Studies
Program Description:

INSTRUCTORS:  Kirk Larsen (Biology); Molly McNicoll (Biology)
Course Description: 


This course is an introduction to the ecology, evolution, and natural history of the Amazon rainforest, Andean cloud forest, and Galapagos Islands, and at the same time exposes students to some of the customs and diverse cultures of the Ecuadorian people.  We will review basic principles of evolution, ecology, and natural history as they pertain to both the rainforest and cloud forest (e.g. productivity, nutrient cycling, succession, and coevolution) and Galapagos Islands (e.g. natural selection, speciation, colonization, and island biogeography).

Estimated Cost: $6,100-$6,250
Estimated Add'l Meal Costs: $100
Estimated Immunization Fees:
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Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
This program is currently not accepting applications.