BIO 146: Natural History of Ecuador and the Galapagos
From January 5-31, eighteen Gustavus students joined Dr. Carlin for an adventure of a lifetime: experiencing the cloud forest, the Amazonian rain forest, the Andean highlands, the coastal mangroves and of course the Galapagos Islands.
These students were selected from among 42 applicants for the class, and the resulting students were a nearly perfect 50/50 mixture of two kinds of students:
The following are just a select few of the images taken by students and myself during our amazing trip. Many, many more pictures are available in our online 2009 Ecuador Photo Album.
Paramo Ecosystems and the Andean Highlands
Tropical Dry Forest and Coastal Mangrove Ecosystems
Tropical Rainforest and Amazonian Riparian Ecosystems
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Cloud Forest Ecosystems