​Get Out of the Classroom and Into the Sea!

 **Check back in January for 2018 course listings and dates!**

IMPORTANT: Students interested in taking Biology field courses at the Bonne Bay Marine Station during the summer of 2017 should contact Allison Eaton for more information: allison.eaton@mun.ca

Five undergraduate field courses in Biology are offered at the Bonne Bay Marine Station during the spring/summer semester.

 

Winter Courses

  • Biology 4810 - Research Field Course in Marine Biology
    • April 21st - May 5th, 2017
    • This is a winter semester course

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  • Biology 4710 - Experimental Marine Ecology of Newfoundland Waters
    • May 10th - May 23rd, 2017

 

  • Biology 3709 - Marine Principles and Techniques
    • May 31st - June 13th, 2017


 

  • Biology 3714 - Estuarine Fish Ecology
    • June 14th -June 27th, 2017


 

  • Biology 4770 / Psychology 4770 - Research Experience in Animal Behaviour
    • July 12th-July 25th, 2017

 

  • Biology 4912 - Biology of Marine Mammals
    • July 26th-August 8th, 2017

     

Fall Courses          

  • Biology 4820 - Field Course in Terrestrial Biology
    • August 16th-August 29th, 2017
    • This is a fall semester course

The Bonne Bay area provides unique opportunities to learn marine science due to unequaled diversity of habitats, marine plants, fish and invertebrates. This diversity cannot be matched anywhere else in northeastern North America. Courses are designed to utilize the natural laboratories of the ocean and adjacent lands. You can expect to spend a great deal of time outdoors and in small boats. Lectures provide all necessary theoretical frameworks. Students typically live on site in our comfortable residence.

Students use small boats to access various habitats, to learn sampling techniques and to develop practical skills. Students are encouraged to use small boats to increase their experience as safe boat handlers. We provide basic theoretical and practical boating instruction so that students meet Canadian Coast Guard standards.

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