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Brown Environmental Leadership Lab: Florida Keys

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Course DatesWeeksMeeting TimesStatusInstructor(s)CRNRegistration
July 08, 2018 - July 14, 20181M-Su 8AM-10PMOpen TBD
July 08, 2018 - July 14, 20181Mon-Sun 8Am-10PMOpen TBD

Course Description

Study with Brown University in Key Largo, Florida!

Brown Environmental Leadership Labs (BELL) combines concepts in environmental studies, ecology, and leadership, with a mission of developing socially responsible leaders. Students develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to create positive change on environmental issues facing their local communities and the planet as a whole.

This summer, Brown University will visit the MarineLab in Key Largo, Florida to explore tropical marine ecology and conservation in a group of like-minded peers.

Over the course of the week, students will explore coral reefs and mangroves, assessing the collective impacts of global climate change, human interaction, and extreme weather events.

Areas of Focus:

  • The impact of Climate change on sensitive ecosystems and research
  • Direct and indirect impacts of severe weather
  • Managing multiple user groups in sensitive ecosystems
  • Mangrove observation and ecology
  • Socially-responsible leadership
  • Sustainable restoration of coral reefs

    For more information, please see the program website:
    Brown Environmental Leadership Lab: Florida Keys

    *Although the BELL program is co-educational, it is critical that we track registrations by gender in order to accommodate the single sex nature of our overnight lodgings. If you have questions about this designation, please contact us at 401-863-7900.

    If you are female, please enroll in CRN 11185.
    If you are male, please enroll in CRN 11201.

    Prerequisites: None