BIOL 553 Neotropical Environments (3 credits)

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Offered by: Biology (Faculty of Science)


Biology (Sci) : Ecology revisited in view of tropical conditions. Exploring species richness. Sampling and measuring biodiversity. Conservation status of ecosystems, communities and species. Indigenous knowledge.

Terms: Winter 2011

Instructors: Catherine Potvin (Winter)

  • Winter
  • 24 hours lecture and 36 hours field work over a 4-week period
  • Prerequisites: HISP 218, MATH 203, and BIOL 215
  • Corequisites: ENVR 451; GEOG 404 and HIST 510 alternating with GEOG 498 and AGRI 550
  • Restriction: location in Panama. Students must register for a full semester of studies in Panama