Bahamas Summer Course

Danny Gleason dgleason at
Fri Jan 19 08:28:17 EST 2001

Please see the attached document for a college-level summer course in 
tropical marine biology offered at the Caribbean Marine Research Center, 
Lee Stocking Island, Bahamas. We would appreciate it if you would pass this 
information on to interested students.
Thanks for your help,
Danny Gleason

Daniel F. Gleason, Visiting Professor
School of Biology
Georgia Institute of Technology
310 Ferst Drive
Atlanta, GA 30332-0230

Phone: 404-894-3700 (School of Biology Main Office)
FAX: 404-894-0519
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Tropical Marine Biology Offered through:
Department of Biology Georgia Southern University

What: Intensive 2-week field course that will introduce you to the
natural history and ecology of a variety of tropical marine organisms
and ecosystems including mangroves, seagrasses, rocky shores and
coral reefs.

Where: Caribbean Marine Research Center (CMRC), Lee Stocking Island,

When: July 23 - August 6, 2001 (Tentative)

Credit hours: Up to 4 on semester system

Prerequisites and Requirements:
General Biology or equivalent and permission of instructor. Swim 400
yds non-stop and tread water for 10 minutes.
Basic open water scuba certification.
Completed CMRC medical physical exam and approval to scuba dive by
Current CPR and Basic First Aid.
Major medical insurance and membership in Diver's Alert Network

Cost: Approximately $2,000 + tuition ($2,000 includes room, board,
laboratory fees, boat fees, diving and/or snorkeling fees, and
transportation costs from Statesboro, GA). Additional incidental
costs include Bahamas exit tax ($15), Diver's Alert Network Insurance
($54.00), medical exam charges, CPR and Basic First Aid certification

Interested? Contact Daniel Gleason, E-mail: dgleason at,
Phone: 912-681-5957 or
Steve Vives, E-mail: svives at, Phone: 912-681-5954.
For more information see the following home page:

Non-Georgia Southern University Students
If you are enrolled at another institution besides Georgia Southern
University you are still encouraged to participate. You can receive
credit at your home institution by enrolling as a transient student
at Georgia Southern for the summer. If you are an out-of-state
student you will pay the regular program fees and tuition plus a
$250.00 out-of-state processing fee. An application for admission can
be obtained from the Registrar's Office at the following address:
Office of Admissions
Georgia Southern University P.O. Box 8042
Statesboro, GA  30460-8024 Phone: 912-681-5391

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