Biological Sciences

Summer Field Programs

The Biology Department of Florida Tech offers a number of exciting and informative field courses during the summer semester.These courses cover various aspects of tropical and temperate ecosystems. Follow the links below to take a quick look at what we have to offer.

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Tropical Courses

Tropical Ecosystem: Costa Rica Program

Two week field program that visits a wide range of habitats including cloud forest, active volcanoes, lowland tropical rain forest and lowland dry forest.

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Tropical Ecosystem: Peru Field Program

Three week expedition-style course that travels from the Atacama desert over the Andes and down into Amazonia.

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Ecology of Caribbean Coral Reef Environments

A two week course designed to identify different types of coral reef habitats and other associated marine habitats in the Abaco Islands, Bahamas.

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Summer in Australia

This six week field program covers a wide range of terrestrial and marine ecosystems in Australia.

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Temperate Courses

Ecology of the Southern Appalachian Mountains

This is a two week course designed to examine the ecosystems of the southern Appalachian Mountains, one of the most diverse forest systems in North America.

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Ecology of the Rocky Mountains and Southwestern Deserts

This is a five week course designed to examine the major ecosystems of the central Rocky Mountains and the Southwestern deserts.

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Ecology of African Savannah and Aquatic Ecosystems

Two to three week expedition-type course that traverses the major ecosystems of Kenya East Africa.

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