BIOEE 6602

BIOEE 6602

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

Designed to give graduate students experience in defining questions and designing field investigations. The course is based at the Archbold Biological Station in central Florida over spring break and during the following week. The class visits several ecosystems including sand pine scrub, cattle ranches, cypress swamps, and the Everglades.

When Offered Spring.

Fees Field trip fee: TBA to cover food and lodging in Florida.
Permission Note Enrollment limited to: graduate students.

  • Identify the most ecologically significant organisms in Florida scrub habitats.
  • Explain the ecological roles of these critical species in their habitats.
  • Formulate two or more original hypotheses about an ecological issue in the Florida scrub.
  • Design experimental or observational tests of hypotheses that can be carried out in a week's time.
  • Design an experiment or set of observations (both theoretical and practical) to execute a meaningful research project.
  • Accomplish research tasks effectively.
  • Design experiments that can be carried out using the equipment and supplies that can be carried with them. They will work out ways to sample, carry out experiments, and fill simple scientific needs with materials that can be purchased locally (such as at hardware stores, etc.).

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one field studies.

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16916 BIOEE 6602   LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Sparks, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 16915 BIOEE 6602   FLD 801

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Taught in Florida. Prerequisite: graduate standing. Fee charged to help cover food and lodging for field trip. Travel to Florida March 29th. Travel to Ithaca April 14th.