[MARMAM] UMB Marine Mammal Bio Course on Nantucket: Summer 2019

Stephanie Wood Stephanie.Wood at umb.edu
Sun Apr 7 04:41:14 PDT 2019

Dear Colleagues-

Dr. Solange Brault and I are pleased to share the following course announcement:

Course:           Marine Mammal Biology (BIOL 340/540 - 3 credits)

When:              30 June – 13 July 2019

Where:             University of Massachusetts, Boston

                        Nantucket Field Station


Cost:                $1960.00 USD BIOL 340 (includes housing)

                        $2455.00 USD BIOL 540 (includes housing)

Instructors:      Dr. Solange Brault

                        Dr. Stephanie A. Wood

Course Description:

A 2-week intensive course in which students will apply the principles and knowledge they’ve acquired so far in different specialties of biology, toward understanding the evolutionary history, adaptations, population ecology, and conservation of marine mammals.  The location of this course at the UMass Boston Nantucket Field station will provide opportunities for students to participate in field research (data collection and analyses) and other active learning experiences related to food habits, population monitoring and behavior (topics subject to change).

Applications are due on 1 May and can be found here:


For more information please contact: stephanie.wood at umb.edu<mailto:stephanie.wood at umb.edu>

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