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Climate Action Plan

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Tropical Marine Biology

School and Department: 
  • Science and Technology, College of
  • Biology
Course Number: 
5416
Category: 
Graduate
Description: 

An introduction to the largest coral barrier reef in the Atlantic Ocean. Course lectures begin at Temple (Approximately Dec 29- Jan 31; holidays excluded) followed by a week of lectures, field trips and field or laboratory projects in Belize. Lectures include coral biology, reef geology and ecology, coral reef microbiota, food chains and nutrient transfer in coral reefs, reef community organization, the biology of reef fishes, commensal and symbiotic interactions of reef organisms, and other appropriate topics. Group student team projects and lectures are required.

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