BIOL 26
Modern Marine Science Winter 2022

Cross-listed MATH 25 / BIOL 26

Class Details

This travel course will be on site in Woods Hole, MA, home to three world renowned marine science centers: the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI). Time will be spent shadowing professionals in their line of work, assisting research when possible (or watching), and also listening to lectures on different topics given by this adjunct professor or other experts.
The Class: Format: travel
Limit: 8
Grading: pass/fail only
Requirements/Evaluation: short paper and final project or presentation
Prerequisites: none (Or perhaps an intro biology course credit?)
Enrollment Preferences: students interested in a career in marine science will be preferred; then, students in the life sciences or other directly related field (ecological statistics, etc)
Unit Notes: Jennifer Turek has a Master's in Zoology from the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand studying the endangered and endemic Hector's dolphin. Recently, she has continued these marine mammal studies working with NOAA in Woods Hole, MA studying marine mammal acoustics, specifically the highly endangered North Atlantic Right Whale. She also manages the North Atlantic annual stock assessment reports as required by the Marine Mammal Protection Act and other Protected Species Branch efforts.
Materials/Lab Fee: $1,500
Notes: This course is cross-listed and the prefixes carry the following divisional credit:
MATH 25 BIOL 26
Attributes: TRVL Winter Study Travel Course

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