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With Dr. Sue Morra
MAY 10–20, 2013
Check out our Field Study in Galapagos Flyer (PDF).
Participants will research the ecology of The Galapagos Islands, study the life style of Galapagos animals, and plan their travel before leaving on a nine day research trip. Students will further what they have learned in earlier classes byactually experiencing firsthand the differences in ecosystems. Both students in the environmental science and the marine science programs can benefit from more field work since field research is frequently completed by professionals in bothof these areas. Field experiences will introduce students to examples of the type of work they could be doing upon completion of their degree. By studying this ecosystem, the students will develop a better understanding of ecology andwill be better able to make informed decisions about how man controls economic development in harmony with nature.
BIOL 322 Field Biology: Galapagos Ecology. . . 3 crs
The program fee is approximately $4,900 plus tuition. The program fee includes plane ticket, room and board, boat, local transportation, and excursions. Not included includes: books, travel meals and souvenirsand baggage fee. Please submit the application (below) and a $250 non-refundable application fee (will be deducted from program fee) to the Center for International Education,Schwab 213. Remainder of the balance is due to the Center by May 1, 2013. Please see withdrawal policy on the application.
Sun: Puerto Baquerizo Moreno and La Galapaguera, San CristobalMon: Prince Philip’s Steps and Darwin Bay, GenovesaTues: Las Bachas Beach or Black Turtle Cover and Cerro DragonWed: Punta Espinosa, Fernandina, Elizabeth Bay, IsabelaThurs: Urbina Bay and Tagus Cove, IsabelaFri: Puerto Egas, Santiago and Rabida IslandSat: El Chato (Highlands), Las Primicias and CCFL Santa CruzSun: Interpretation Center, San Cristobal (airport)
117 Evergreen Drive P.O. Box 600 Loretto, PA 15940