BIOL 573 Vertebrate Palaeontology Field Course (3 credits)

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Offered by: Biology (Faculty of Science)


Biology (Sci) : Terrestrial vertebrate fossils (i.e. dinosaurs, crocodiles and other reptiles) and palaeocommunity analysis, including practical training with fossil identification, mapping, collecting, and stratigraphic interpretation.

Terms: Summer 2013

Instructors: Hans Carl Larsson (Summer)

  • Summer

  • Prerequisites: BIOL 304 and BIOL 352 or permission of instructor.

  • Notes: Spring field course with completed project and presentation by the end of the Summer. Given in a selected Late Cretaceous Alberta and/or Saskatchewan site. Enrolment limited to 15 students.

  • This course, given at selected localities in Alberta and/or Saskatchewan in May, has an additional fee of $1,000, which includes room and board and museum entrance fees, but not tuition or transportation. The fee is refundable during the period where a student can drop the course with full refund. The Department of Biology subsidizes a portion of the cost for this activity.

  • This course is offered in the summer.