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2012-2013 Catalog 
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BY 3250 - Tropical Ecology

A study of tropical ecosystems, biodiversity and conservation. The course includes both a lecture and field excursion component. In lecture, students learn the basics of Neotropical animals, plants, and ecosystems. Students travel to Costa Rica over spring break for 10 days. Time is spent visiting tropical lowland rain forest, lower montane rain forest, cloud forest, upper montane oak forest, elfin forest, and paramo. In many cases, both secondary and primary forests are included.

Prerequisite(s): BY 2108 - Ecology .

Offered Offered in the spring semester.

3 hours Lecture and 1 hour Laboratory
4 credits

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