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MSCI 331 - Field Studies in Coastal Marine Environments


Summer (3) Luckenbach, Brubaker, Perry, and Smith, W. Prerequisite(s): MSCI 330. Course will be offered at VIMS Eastern Shore Laboratory

This course focuses on fundamental processes in marine science through the examination of the near shore, barrier island, coastal lagoon, and salt marsh environments along Virginia's outer coast. Through a series of field trips, lectures, laboratory exercises and independent projects, students will examine the fauna and flora of the region and learn how natural and anthropogenic factors shape these coastal ecosystems. Housing is provided in dormitories at the VIMS Eastern Shore Laboratory. Meals are included. Lab fee required.