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Monday, June 26, 2017, 8:00 AM to Friday, August 18, 2017, 5:00 PM EDT
Category: Course

This field-oriented course will be an ecological survey of the diverse seaweed communities on rocky intertidal, subtidal, and soft-sediment shores in the Coos Bay/Cape Arago area. The class will investigate ecological patterns and processes of seaweed distribution and experimentally test interactions with consumers and competitors. Current topics to be covered will include (i) invasive species and their management, (ii) economic uses of seaweeds, (iii) evolution of different life histories, and (iv) kelp bed restoration. Meets 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Tues. and Thurs. (with some early morning low tides). Instructor: Cynthia Trowbridge


Contact: Maya Watts - [email protected]