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Freshwater Algae Identification Workshop
Thursday, June 13, 2019, 8:00 AM to Thursday, June 27, 2019, 5:00 PM EDT
Category: Course

Location (Field Station):
Louis Calder Center - Biological Field Station of Fordham University

Course Description:
Our course focuses on algal identification, with a strong emphasis on the ecology and diversity of algae in freshwater habitats: •Collect and study members of all freshwater algal groups, from cyanobacteria through greens, euglenophytes, dinoflagellates, chrysophytes, diatoms, red algae, and plant-like members. •Learn the features that distinguish the freshwater algal phyla and genera, and gain familiarity with the diagnostic features that are used to identify members of the major groups. •Create a database of high-resolution algal images and voucher specimens that can be used in future studies. •Algae Bio-Blitz: a 24-hour hunt to find the most biodiversity! Costs and Registration • Registration Fee: $1,800. Cost includes on-site housing (limited number). Meals not provided. • Transportation costs to and from the Calder Center are not included.

Web Address of Course Info:

Contact: Alissa Perrone, [email protected]