ATOC 555 Field Course 1 (3 credits)

Offered by: Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences (Faculty of Science)


Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences : Observing weather, climate and environmental chemistry in tropical Barbados. Emphasis on experiential learning. Field observations typically cover measurements of sea surface temperature, meteorological variables, and environmental chemical characteristics.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • Prerequisite(s): Permission of the instructor required.

  • Restriction(s): Open only to students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in Science or Engineering.

  • 1. This field course is held at the Bellairs Institute in Barbados with a preparation component taking place in Montreal. Students pay for their own tuition and airfare. The course fee covers 2 weeks of accommodation (double occupancy), food, transportation in Barbados, and lab supplies. The trip's duration is 15 days and 14 nights in May. For information about the course fee, students should contact the department administration (admin.aos [at]

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