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Salisbury University in Iceland Biol 399 International Field Studies Iceland: Fish and Other Fauna
The Course Biol-399: International Field Studies. Iceland: Fish and Fauna. Mostly fish. Some time spent on birds and invertebrates. No prerequisites. 3 credits. 2 weeks in Iceland. June 3-19, 2011.
The 2011 Course Fri 3Travel to JFK airport, fly to Keflavik International Airport, Iceland. Sat 4Arrive at Keflavik, bus to Reykjavik, secure vehicles/transportation, explore Reykjavik. Sun 5Move to Hólar, visit Þingvallavatn, Þingvellir, Hvalfjörður, Blönduós, as time permits, arrive in Hólar in time for dinner. Reading assignment. Mon 6Morning: Introduction to the Fish of Iceland, types of rivers and streams found in Iceland. (Kristjánsson) Midday: Discussion of journal article. Icelandic language. Afternoon: Electrofishing around Hólar. Tue 7 Tour of the facilities at Hólar University College, history of the University and the area. Visit Verið in Sauðárkrókur and the Icelandic Emigration Center in Hofsós. Reading assignment. Wed 8Morning: The Geology of Iceland. (Dr. Þorsteinn Sæmundsson) Midday: Discussion of journal article. Icelandic language. Afternoon: Tour of Skagafjörður with emphasis on geological formations. (Dr. Sæmundsson is a geologist and Director of the Natural Research Centre of Northwestern Iceland.) Thr 9Morning: Temperature Biology of Fishes. Part I. (Williams) Midday: Discussion of journal article. Icelandic language. Afternoon: Laboratory Activity. Reading Assignment. Etc…..
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