BIOL 640 Tropical Biology and Conservation (3 credits)

Offered by: Biology (Faculty of Science)

Administered by: Graduate Studies


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 2018

Instructors: Carlos Arias Mejia, Catherine Potvin, Felipe Pérez Jvostov, William McMillan (Winter)

  • Restriction: students enrolled in Neotropical Environment Option (NEO) or permission of the instructor