Biology 176: Tropical Ecology
Tropical Ecology is offered in
the spring semesters. The course assumes
no prior ecological background beyond second semester Introductory Biology
Costa Rica Field Trip
(Not run in 2013; however, opportunities for research
at our Firestone Reserve in Costa Rica may be available).
An optional field trip to Costa Rica may be run in conjunction with this course.
Students spend Spring Break in the Pacific lowland rainforest of the
Firestone Reserve (http://costarica.jsd.claremont.edu)
The focus of the field trip is direct experience with a variety of fauna
and flora. Participants should be physically fit and willing to endure
Interested students should contact
me during (or before) the first class. More info
See also the 'Additional Readings" list and the World Wide Web