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2013 - 2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
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MSCI 332 - Coastal Marine Environments North Wales (School of Marine Science)

Summer (3) Staff

This is a field-based course to be conducted in north Wales, U.K. in association with the School of Ocean Sciences, Bangor University. The course will emphasize field-based instruction and student-led data collection in various coastal marine environments in northern Wales and the western Irish Sea. Lectures, laboratory exercises, and field trips will cover topics on the ecology of rocky shores and extensive mudflats, biological and physical processes affecting species distribution and ecology in high energy macrotidal coastal environments, paleoceanography, and biodiversity. The course will involve a 13-day trip to Bangor, Wales where the students will be housed in dormitories on the Bangor University campus and have access to laboratories and research facilities at the School of Ocean Sciences. Costs: Tuition + fees (lodging & transportation in Wales) + airfare