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Summer 2016 Course: Biology & Biodiversity of Fishes of NW Florida & the Gulf of Mexico

dates: May 30 – June 10
location: The Florida State University Coastal & Marine Laboratory
Course Description
ZOO 4454 & ZOO 5935 (4 hrs)
Prerequisites: Core Biology Courses (e.g., BSC 2010, BSC 2011 lectures & labs or their equivalents, or permission of the instructor)
This course provides an overview of the evolution, systematics, morphology, ecology, physiology, and life history of the most diverse group of vertebrates on earth, the fishes. 

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Study at Friday Harbor Labs in Spring Quarter

 
Spend spring quarter studying in residence at the UW’s marine field station at Friday Harbor Labs.

 

Explore the marine environment of the Salish Sea where your classroom is a marine preserve, and the boats are just steps away from your dorm.
Courses for all levels from introductory marine biology to advanced research apprenticeships.
Get to know your teachers with class sizes frequently less than 20 students. 

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Is there research that scientists shouldn’t do? (Course)

PHIL 200: Topics in Philosophy: Research Ethics
T/Th 11:30-12:50 plus Friday quiz section (11:30-12:20 or 12:30-1:20)
5 credits
I&S/Optional “W” credit
Is there research that scientists shouldn’t do?

Are scientists responsible for harm caused by their research?
What role do (or should) social values play in science?
Can risks to animal or human subjects can be justified in the name of science? 

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Study at Friday Harbor Labs in 2016

Spend a quarter studying in residence at the UW’s marine field station at Friday Harbor Labs. Students at all levels from any major are encouraged to explore the 2016 course offerings ranging from introductory marine biology to advanced research apprenticeships.

Explore the marine environment of the Salish Sea where your classroom is a marine preserve, and the boats are just steps away from your dorm. 

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ENVIR 495F: Environmental Communications (Winter 2016)

How do journalists decide the environmental stories they write? How do advocates walk the line between “truth” and propaganda?
Is a picture really worth a thousand words and can the right picture help produce positive environmental change? What’s Twitter all about and how can I use it professionally?
These questions will be addressed in ENVIR 495F: Environmental Communication, Messaging & Outreach with instructor P. 

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New Oceanography course: Marine Biogeochemical Cycles

New course for Winter 2016
Ocean 330 Marine Biogeochemical Cycles
The distribution of life and chemical elements in the ocean, the relationship between them and the physical processes affecting these patterns. Emphasis on how marine organisms and the structure of marine ecosystems influence the fate of carbon and other elements in the ocean.
Instructors- Gabrielle Rocap (rocap@uw.edu) and Alex Gagnon (gagnon@uw.edu)
Course Overview and Structure:
The oceans play a key role in the biogeochemical cycling of elements on our planet. 

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