L.E. Gilbert, Instructor
School of Biological Sciences
Section of Integrative Biology
The University of Texas
Austin, TX 78712

512-471-3878 FAX

Course Enrollment Limits: This course is limited to a maximum of 10 students, no more than 5 of which will be transient (i.e., non-UT) . You must obtain permission from Gilbert before enrolling. You must also obtain a personal research permit for work in Costa Rica and Corcovado Park before entering the field site.

Course Description: This course is designed to help graduate students develop research projects in a rainforest environment and learn the logistics of tropical field research. After a week of general orientation to local habitats and organisms, students focus on individual projects, discussed in regular seminar format. Lectures on a variety of topics are presented by faculty, students, and local researchers.

Course Information:
Goals | Admission Criteria | Structure | Preparation | Non-UT Students | Deadlines | Selected Bibliography

General Site Description:
Location and Habitats | Climate | Facilities | Fauna and Flora |

Entering the park: Permission | Travel Options

Research Permits

Sirena Station:
     Species Lists | Maps | Sirena Bibliography

Other Field Courses and Web Sites of Interest


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Lecture Hall at UT Austin
For further information, contact: lgilbert@mail.utexas.edu
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