[Coral-List] Sponge Workshop Announcement
dvaughan at mote.org
Mon Mar 27 09:41:04 EST 2006
SPONGE WORKSHOP ANNOUNCEMENT!
Mote's Tropical Research Laboratory in the Florida Keys, announces
"Ecology and Taxonomy of Marine Sponges", a week-long workshop for
advanced undergraduates, graduate students, and
marine professionals to be held at Mote's Tropical Research Laboratory,
Key, Florida, August 12- 20, 2006.
The course includes a background on the general ecology, biology, and
tropical marine sponges. Taxonomic training includes the characteristics
of the various sponge orders and common taxa of the Florida Keys.
ecological and taxonomic experience, participants will develop the
ability to describe
and identify common sponges living on the shallow coral reefs of the
Daily activities will include morning and afternoon lectures, field and
lab work, and
Instructor: Shirley Pomponi, Ph.D., Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution
Dates: August 12 - 20, 2006
Location: Mote's Tropical Research Laboratory, Summerland Key, Florida
For a full course description, fees, and application materials, go to
http://www.mote.org/Keys/sponge_workshop.phtml Application deadline is
April 30, 2006. The workshop is limited to 14 participants.
Please forward this to any persons, agencies or institutions who may be
Thank you for listing.
Dave Vaughan, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Tropical Research Laboratory
Director, Center for Coral Reef Research
Mote Marine Lab, Florida Keys
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