Island Ecology: The Kelp Forest
Community of Catalina Island
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Information for Biology 11A Students
Link to the Diving Vessel Bottomscratcher
This specialized two-day class is an introduction to the ecology of kelp forests.
Besides giving a short, but comprehensive intrioduction to kelp forests, the
fish and their ecology is useful to teachers, scuba divers and others interested
in understanding what they see in kelp forests. The
first meeting is from 10:00am to 2:30pm, Saturday, May 13, 2017
where you will receive information on course requriments, lecture, a course
guide and internet access to exercises to prepare for the field study.
The second meeting is a day-long snorkeling trip to Catalina Island on Sunday,
May 21 , 2017 aboard the the 63 foot
diving vessel, Bottom Scratcher. Food for
the day will be provided. Students have the opportunity
to dive in a number of locations near the Isthmus area of Catalina Island.
For more information on equipment, costs, etc. see the link above "Information
for Biology 11A Students". THE
CAMPUS MEETING OF THE CLASS IS IN CFS 91008.