ABERDEEN, S.D. – Next spring, Northern State University students will have an opportunity to learn about tropical marine and island biology on the incredible island of San Salvador in the Bahamas.
The spring 2015 study abroad trip, led by NSU Assistant Professor of Biology
Dr. Alyssa Anderson, will take participants to Gerace Research Centre
on March 5-15, 2015.
NSU students may register for the trip and the corresponding course, Biology 492: Marine and Island Ecology in the Bahamas.
This is NSU’s first faculty-led study abroad trip to the Bahamas. Time spent on the island will be largely hands-on and experiential. Students will sample and identify plants and animals in several environment: marine, terrestrial, and inland lake. They will explore biodiversity of coral reefs, mangrove forests, limestone caves and rocky shorelines.
Students interested in the trip and course should contact Dr. Anderson