The B.E.T.R. Laboratory

Biogeography, Environment, and Tree-ring Laboratory
at Austin Peay State University

GEOG4650 Field Studies in
Biogeography and Biodiversity

Huerfano River Valley, Sangre de Cristo Mountains, CO

Catalog Description: This field course will examine the biogeography, biodiversity and changing landscape of various regions. Focus will be given to rare ecosystems as well as unique geographic regions.

Credit Hours: 4

Prerequisites: GEOG1010 OR GEOL1040 OR BIOL1110 AND permission of the instructor

Instructor: Dr. Christopher Gentry

Preliminary Syllabus: Download here!

Base Camp: Google Earth File   (download and unzip)

(click here for a tutorial on adding *.kml files to Google Earth)

Photographs of the field site



Important Information!!

This course is limited to 10-12 students due to logistics associated with travel. However, all associated travel fees (transportation, lodging, and food) are being covered. All students are required to pay is the summer tuition associated with this course. If you are interested in registering for this unique opportunity please contact the instructor for information and permission.