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Marine Birds and Mammals

Target Audience: Undergraduate Student


Institution: Oregon Institute of Marine Biology/University of Oregon

Institutional Web Link: https://oimb.uoregon.edu/

Course Description: BI 455/555 MARINE BIRDS AND MAMMALS (6 quarter credits)
The Oregon coast has a diverse marine bird and mammal fauna and this course takes advantage of many opportunities to study the biology of the seabirds, seals, sea lions, and cetaceans of the region. Topics covered include systematics, ecology, social systems, morphology, evolution, and physiology. Extensive field trips including boat cruises offer opportunity to study the animals in their natural environment. Laboratory sessions use museum preparations and dissections of fresh specimens to study anatomical and physiological features. Students undertake group projects on nesting seabirds, and give presentations about marine birds and mammals. Meets 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. Instructor: Doug Warrick

Course Fees and Expenses: $95 course fee

Funding Source: None


How to Apply: Fill out the summer application at: https://oimb.uoregon.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/2018-Summer-Brochure-Final.pdf and email it to Tammy Trost at ttrost@uoregon.edu with “2018 Summer Application” in the subject

Application Closing Date: 06/25/2018

Course Begins: 2018-06-25

Course Ends: 2018-08-17










 






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