EEB 338 / LAS 351 (STL) na, npdf
ENROLLMENT BY APPLICATION OR INTERVIEW. DEPARTMENTAL PERMISSION REQUIRED.
Sample reading list:
Ghazoul, J and Shell, D. 2010, Tropical Rain Forest Ecology
See instructor for complete list
Students carry out individual projects in the field. Orientation lectures and informal walks help them choose projects, and report on them with scientific standards. Group and individual projects aiming at testing particular hypotheses with basic statistics are suggested, but students are encouraged to propose their own. Students report on all projects in Word following standard publication guidelines and deliver informal PowerPoint presentations before the class.
Lab Reports - 50%
Oral Presentation(s) - 25%
Class/Precept Participation - 25%
International Travel Required
Open to Juniors Only.
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
EEB 321 and enrollment in the EEB Spring semester tropical biology program in Panama..