[Coral-List] Tropical Marine Biology summer course - Curacao, NA

Lema, Sean Lemas at uncw.edu
Wed Feb 20 20:39:24 EST 2008

Summer Field Course Announcement:


Tropical Marine Biology and Ecology

Curacao, The Netherlands Antilles

June 16 to 24, 2008


Course Summary 

This course is a 9 day, intensive field program that examines the biology and diversity of tropical marine ecosystems. The course focuses on the ecology of coral reefs and associated mangrove and sea grass habitats.  Course topics include the physical processes that shape tropical marine communities, the connectivity of coral reef habitats, the behavior and ecology of coral reef species, and new challenges for tropical marine conservation in the 21st century.  Classroom lectures will be enhanced by frequent field excursions using snorkel and scuba to discover and study the coral reefs, invertebrates, fish and turtles that live in Curacao's diverse marine environments.  This is an excellent introductory field course for undergraduate students and professionals interested in pursuing studies, or simply learning more, about the tropical marine sciences. 


 Instructor: Katharine Semsar, PhD - USA  -   Course Language: English 



Participation cost: US$. 1,965.-  (including US$. 250.- non-refundable admission fee)


Cost includes: 

*           Course tuition 

*           Accommodations and meals


*           Land transportation and fees to field / dive excursions

*           Reading materials (excluding the text book)

*           Field guide set to Caribbean reef organisms 

*           Does NOT include: Flights and taxes


For further details, please contact: 

   CARMABI Foundation

   Telephone: ++5999 4627797 

   Email: carmabi.edu at gmail.com <mailto:carmabi.edu at gmail.com>  

   Web: www.una.an/carmabi <http://www.una.an/carmabi> 


Course Registration: www.una.an/carmabi <http://www.una.an/carmabi>  

Last date for registration: 30 April 2008

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