Biology (Sci) : Long-term research at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute will be organized and synthesized to examine historical assembly and ecological maintenance of tropical communities. This synthesis will draw on phylogenetic concepts for historical insight and will examine the probable resilience of these communities to global change, pollution and biodiversity loss.
Terms: Winter 2017
Instructors: Carlos Arias Mejia, William McMillan (Winter)
Restriction: students enrolled in Neotropical Environment Option (NEO) or permission of the instructor