Office of International Affairs
Nova Southeastern University
Horvitz Admin. Bldg, 2nd Floor
3301 College Avenue
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33314
800-541-6682, ext. 27240
Monday thru Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST
This field based course introduces Alaska’s diverse wildlife in a biological, ecological and evolutionary context. The course will provide students with an overview of the recent research and current issues related to the diverse flora and fauna of Alaska’s ecosystems, including effects of climate change, overconsumption and management of populations, and pollution effects of mining and fossil fuel extraction. Local culture and native tribes will be introduced, as well as geography and geology, ecosystem characterization and connections, and wildlife populations and conservation. Students will also meet with local scientists and participate in field work and seminars. Students will be able to observe first-hand the ecological concepts and biological characteristics of Alaska’s wildlife. Prerequisites: ENVS 2000
ENVS 2001: Biodiversity of Alaskan Ecosystems Instructor: Dr. Paul Arenaarenap@nsu.nova.edu | (954) 262-8335 | Parker Building, Room 382
If you choose to enroll in the course, please follow these directions:
Submit all required documents to: The Office of International Affairs Horvitz Administration Building 2nd Floor, Room 253 All documents must include your name, N# and "ENVS2001 - Alaska".
Fly from FL to Fairbanks
Travel study trips often require strenuous activity that may be difficult for some students. In many destinations, special accommodations are not available. If you may require special accommodations to participate in a travel study trip, please speak with the respective faculty member to determine whether or not you should enroll in this class.