Field Trips to Demonstrate Coastal Ecosystems(Two Field Trip Reports Due - Seashore and Harbor Trips)
Sources of Information:
First Hand Observations
Laboratory Examination of Biota From Field Trip Location
Photo Evidence of Field Trip Experience
Prepare electronic document for report - insert illustrations into Word document - submit in Turn-It-In Dropbox on Blackboard
Describe field trip location (e.g., Salt Marsh, Rocky Intertidal Zone; Working Harbor, etc.).
What type of environment is this? (High energy, low energy, depositional, erosional, etc.)
What are the challenges facing organisms that live in this environment? How do they cope with these challenges?
Describe some associated land and water uses that would be found in this area?
How has the land or water use changed the area?
What management programs/plans are in place to preserve the coastal character and prevent deterioration of this location? Be specific.
Include some personal reflections regarding your impressions of this area.
List all references used (including websites that you should name as well as provide the URL reference).
Provide a photograph of yourself at the location if you did not attend the group field trip (if possible)
TWO PAGE LIMIT PER REPORT
Field Trip Report #1 due October 30th, and Field Trip Report #2 due November 6th
Please submit your paper via Blackboard Turn-It-In Dropbox.
Contact Professor Langlois if you have any questions.
Field Trip Pictures - Fall 2007
Trip Pictures - Fall 2008
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Gaytha A. Langlois, Ph.D., 2002
Bryant University, Smithfield, RI 02917
Last Updated: September 2012