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2 WEEKS

3 CREDIT HOURS

Application Deadline: May 1, 2015

SESSION I: May 11-22, 2015

Field Herpetology

Geoff Carpenter, The University of Oklahoma
BIOL 4970/5970, Sec. 052
Comprehensive overview of reptile and amphibian biology, including ecology, management, sampling and conservation.

Field Research in Ecology

Gary Wellborn, The University of Oklahoma
BIOL 4970/5970, Sec. 051

Forensic Entomology

Heather Ketchum, The University of Oklahoma
BIOL 4053, Sec. 050
Explores the use of insect evidence in a death scene investigation as a means to resolve legal issues in a court of law.

Molecular Techniques for Field Biology

James Thompson, The University of Oklahoma
Ron Woodruff, Bowling Green State University
BIOL 4353/5353, Sec. 050
Application of molecular biology to field studies of animal populations, DNA techniques and analysis.

SESSION II: July 27-Aug. 7, 2015

Stream Ecology

Caryn Vaughn, The University of Oklahoma
BIOL 4423/5423, Sec.050
This course focuses on the physical, chemical, and biological features of streams. Students will work in groups to intensively sample and compare the abiotic conditions, foodwebs and ecosystem function of two streams (perennial and intermittent) near the Biological Station.  Students will read and synthesize background literature on stream ecology. We will also visit and explore other streams in southern Oklahoma.

Field Mammalogy

Michael Kennedy, University of Memphis
BIOL 4970/5970, Sec. 050
Field trips and class projects are included to study
mammals occurring in southern Oklahoma and
northern Texas. Emphasis will be placed on principles
of mammalian ecology, conservation, biodiversity,
techniques of field study, and methods of collection and
preservation of mammals.

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