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Ecology, Geology & Cultural Significance of the Greater Yellowstone

Term To Study: Summer 2017
Application Deadline: Jun 02, 2017
Program Ends: Jul 27, 2017
Major 1: Science Geological & Earth
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Major 2: Science Environmental
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Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $900
Program Locations: Idaho, Montana, Wyoming
Contact Phone: 304.876.5143
Contact Name: Jeff Groff
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What is Included: Airfare, meals, and associated field excursion costs.
What is not Included: Souvenirs
Estimated Costs: $900
Program Description

This course will explore the ecology, geology, and cultural significance of the greater Yellowstone area through readings, discussions, use of a GIS, and a field excursion to Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park. One night will be spent at a state park in eastern Idaho, five nights at Yellowstone National Park, and two nights at Grand Teton National Park. Students are required to register concurrently for both ENVS 399A (3 credits) and 399B (1 credit) and participate in a filed excursion to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks as part of this course. For environmental studies major, this course will substitute for ENVS 368 (4 credits)

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Population: 313847465
Capital: Washington, DC
Per-capita GDP: $ 49000
Size: 9826675 km2
Time Zone: (GMT - 05:00 hours) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

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