Course Details

Country: Costa Rica
Institution: Universidad Veritas
Course Title: Tropical Marine Biology
Course Number: ENV-3190
Course Description: The oceans occupy about 71% of the Earth’s surface and tropical seas hold the highest ecosystem and species diversity on it. In this course we will introduce the basic concepts of tropical oceanography, marine geology, marine ecology and marine biology, with emphasis on the interaction between species, between species and their environment and between ecosystems. We will also learn about human environmental impact, and the utility, management and conservation of the ecosystems. Besides class activities this course includes field trips when we will have first-hand contact with the marine environment and coastal population.
Language: English
Approved Equivalent: Pending For Approval
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