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2019-2020 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOL 554B - Research in Tropical Terrestrial Ecology

(3 units)

Prerequisites: BIOL 350  with a grade of “C” or better; and consent of instructor.
(Undergraduates enroll in BIOL 454B ; graduates enroll in BIOL 554B.) Field-based comparison of tropical lowland deciduous forest and lowland rainforest incorporating basic ecology methodology. Forest structure and diversity of animals emphasized. Students maintain field notebook, submit final paper, and give oral presentation. Nine-day fieldtrip to Costa Rica required during spring recess at student expense. Enrollment is limited.

Letter grade only (A-F). Course fee may be required. (Lecture 2 hr., 9 day field trip.) Double Numbered with: BIOL 454B