Coastal Environments (Sci366)
Field Trip Assignment: Fall 2014
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Field Trips to Demonstrate Coastal Ecosystems

(One Field Trip Report Due - Seashore Trip - Field Trip Report I)

Sources of Information:

First Hand Observations

Laboratory Observation of Biota From Field Trip Location

Photo Evidence of Field Trip Experience

Prepare electronic document for report - insert illustrations into Word document - submit as an assignment on Blackboard

(1) Describe field trip locations (e.g., Salt Marsh, Rocky Intertidal Zone; Working Harbor, etc.).

(2) What type of environment is each one? (High energy, low energy, depositional, erosional, etc.) - ALL Locations

(3) What are the challenges facing organisms that live in any one of these environments? How do they cope with these challenges?

(4) Describe some associated land and water uses that would be found in this one area? How has the land or water use changed the area? - Describe for ONE of the habitats.
(5) What management programs/plans are in place to preserve the coastal character and prevent deterioration of this one location? Be specific. - Describe for ONE of the habitats

(6) Include some personal reflections regarding your impressions of this area - ALL Locations

List all references used (including websites that you should name as well as provide the URL reference).

If you are not in one of the posted group photos...provide a photograph of yourself at the location.


Field Trip Reports due by 11:30 p.m. on December 4th

Please submit your reports via Blackboard SafeAssign.

Contact Professor Langlois if you have any questions.

Field Trip Pictures - Fall 2014 - See Blackboard Course Documents Folder - "Materials for Field Trip Report"

Field Trip Pictures - Fall 2007

Field Trip Pictures - Fall 2008

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