Biology 140/240: Introduction to Ecology of the Southwest/Ecology of the Southwest
Durango (Colorado), United States;Flagstaff (Arizona), United States;Grand Canyon (Arizona), United States;Organ PIpe Nat'l Park (Arizona), United States
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140: Consent of Instructor, 240: BIO 151, Consent of Instructor
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NWL-Natural World, Lab
INSTRUCTOR: Eric Baack (Biology)
Course Description: Field study of the ecology of the arid Southwest, with a focus on adaptations of organisms to arid conditions and understanding the challenges of setting environmental policy. Course activities include hiking in the deserts, mountains, and riparian areas of Arizona; daily readings and discussions; a paper exploring the ethical dimensions of environmental policy; and a research project including statistical analysis of data. Students who earn credit for BIO 240 may not earn credit for BIO 140. Offered alternate years during January term.
Estimated Cost: $1100 - $1375
Estimated Add'l Meal Costs: $100
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