Summer field course in invertebrate zoology
Nikolai Pertsov White Sea Biological Station, Northern Russia
4-25 July, 2012
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Dr. Elena N. Temereva
This is the classics of university practical field courses, which has been elaborated in detail during the last 40 years at the faculty of Biology, Lomonosov Moscow State University. The course is obligatory for students of environmental and evolutionary biology. The course aims at:
Some of the genera typically studied are: Mytilus, Littorina, Jera, Arenicola, Gammarus, Aulactinia, Buccunum, Balanus, Aeolida, Buccinum, Mya, Crangon,Priapulida, Pectinaria, Halocynthia, Molgula, Calanus, Aglantha, Sagitta, Aurelia, Cyanea, Bolinopsis, Hyperia.Normally academic day would be 7-10 hours with lunch and tea breaks. This would include daily field excursions of variable duration (1-4 hours of walk or/and boat trips); lectures; guided work with collected animals and individual independent work.
The course is for students who have already taken a university course in general zoology or zoology of invertebrates. Skills of practical work with a microscope are an advantage.
25 000 RUR (~810 USD, ~605 EUR as of December 02, 2011)
20 days of instruction; boat* and pedestrian guided trips; housing
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Application and visa
The Faculty of Biology shall issue formal visa invitation for visiting WSBS, Moscow, St.-Petersburg (depending on the airports of arrival/departure). Please fill in the supplied application form, optionally supplement it with a CV/motivation letter (recommended) and return to us by May 1, 2012.
WSBS official website: https://en.wsbs-msu.ru/
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