[Coral-List] Sponge Ecology and Taxonomy Course
dvaughan at mote.org
Tue Feb 27 15:57:06 EST 2007
The course "*Ecology and Taxonomy of Marine Sponges*" will be offered
again this summer at Mote Marine Laboratory's Tropical Research
Laboratory on Summerland Key, Florida. This 7 day course is for
professional scientists and graduate students, and will introduce
participants to the general ecology, biology, and taxonomy of tropical
marine sponges. The course will mix lectures, labs, and field work to
provide a foundation for identification and study of reef sponges, and
taxonomic training will include the characteristics and identification
of the various sponge orders and common taxa of the Florida Keys.
_Dates_: August 19-26, 2007
_Instructor_: Shirley Pomponi, PhD. (Harbor Branch Oceanographic
_ Course Fee_: $850.00 includes all costs, including course materials,
meals, and housing.
For more information about the course and to download an application, go
to http://www.mote.org/Keys/sponge_workshop.phtml . This course is
limited to 14 participants.
Course applications are due to Mote Marine Laboratory by April 13,
2007. For more information, contact Dr. Dan Gallagher
(dgallagher at mote.org <mailto:dgallagher at mote.org>).
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