Tropical Field Bio

Tropical Field Biology (EBIO 319) Summer Session I

This course consists of a 2-week trip to Belize to examine first-hand the biology of the two most diverse ecosystems on earth: the coral reef and the tropical rainforest. Days will be spent in the field making observations and collecting data; lectures in the evenings will cover topics including diversity of tropical organisms and habitats, rainforest ecology, coral reef biology, historical biogeography, symbiosis, and conservation of tropical biodiversity.

Course Website (with application)

Rice Magazine article about EBIO 319 in the Summer 2016 edition.

Slideshow from 2017 course.

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