Field Courses - Lake & Stream Ecology
Lake and Stream Ecology
July 28 - August 14, 2014
Lake and Stream Ecology covers the principles of biological, physical, and chemical processes of inland waters. Through lectures, field trips, lab exercises, and independent projects, students will address practical topics related to aquatic ecology, including sources and treatment of drinking water, differences in stream ecosystems from mountains to plains, and effects of natural and anthropogenic factors on lakes and streams. We will study aquatic ecosystems in the area, from lakes in the mountains to rivers on the plains.
To see a movie of previous year's class activities, click here.
Instructor: Dr. Dev Niyogi, University of Missouri
Location: Mountain Research Station and surrounding areas
Dates & Times: July 28 - August 14: Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Credit: 3 credit hours in biology (EBIO 4100, 872)
Tuition: $1450 (includes room and Board at the Mountain Research Station)
Prerequisite: General ecology, general chemistry, or instructor consent
For More Information:
Over the past decade the Mountain Pine Beetle (Dendrocthonus ponderosae) has killed millions of pine trees from New Mexico to the Yukon Territory, as a result of an unprecedented explosion in their numbers. The causes behind the beetle outbreak has been the topic of...