New Course Offering: Embedded Spring:

Tropical Environments and Society

La Selva Biological Station, Costa Rica

Explore the challenges facing tropical environments and people. Participating in hands-on research, students will investigate the interface between the undisturbed environment of La Selva and its increasingly disturbed surroundings.
In this course you will:

  • Understand the key contemporary challenges, such as anthropogenic climate change, threats to ecosystems, agriculture and food security, etc.
  • Engage in targeted research and data collection to gain a deeper appreciation of the challenges

In-semester lectures with a one week-long immersive field experience during Spring Break

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