'Amphibian occurence in relation to environmental variables' - REDM 396 Undergraduate Research Project Application Form

Supervisor's Name: David M. Green

Supervisor's Email: david.m.green [at] mcgill.ca

Supervisor's Phone: 4088

Supervisor's Website:

Supervisor's department: Redpath Museum

Course number: REDM 396 (Redpath Museum)

Term: Winter 2013-2014

Project start date: Monday, January 6, 2014

Project end date: Friday, April 11, 2014

Project title: Amphibian occurence in relation to environmental variables

Project description (50-100 words suggested): This is a research project investigating the variable occurrence of 8 species of amphibians in relation to environmental variables such as temperature, precipitation and water levels. Data will be compiled from field notebooks for 2 -3 representative years spanning up to 2 decades. The data will then be analyzed to look for significant patterns of occurrence ans the results will be written up in the form of  report.

Prerequisite: 1 term completed at McGill + CGPA of 3.0 or higher; or permission of instructor.

Grading scheme (The final report must be worth at least 50% of final grade): Final grade shall be based on an evaluation of research performance (20%) and a final written report (80%).

Project status: This project is taken. The professor has no more '396' projects this term.

Ethics, safety, and training: Supervisors are responsible for the ethics and safety compliance of undergraduate students. This project involves NEITHER animal subjects, nor human subjects, nor biohazardous substances, nor radioactive materials, nor handling chemicals, nor using lasers.