Ecologia Trust 1999 Summer School in Russia

 

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ECOLOGY and PALEONTOLOGY FIELD RESEARCH Camps, Urals, Russia for American and European Students in RUSSIA (open to under graduate AND post graduate students) sponsored and organised since 1990 by:
Ecologia Trust, Scotland
Centre for Human Ecology
Edinburgh, Scotland
Urals Institute of Plant & Animal Ecology
Academy of Science
Ekaterinburg, Russia

Dates for all camps:
10 July - 3 August 1999
Cost: $1600 all inclusive**
4-7 August optional extra 4 days in St Petersburg--add $250

1. ECOLOGY FIELD RESEARCH CAMP - Mammals, Botany, Amphibians, Fish

Students from European and American Universities studying Ecology, Zoology, Botany, Biology, take part in the field research projects of Russian Senior Research Scientists from the Urals Institute of Ecology of Plants & Animals. They live with the scientists and students from Urals University in a camp on a lake in a beautiful, remote area of the South Taiga Forest, mid-Urals, equipped with a field laboratory. A great opportunity to work with professionals plus lectures and extensive practical teaching. Students are encouraged to work on their own research projects.

Animal Ecology:

    Population Ecology of Mammals: Dr Fedor Kryazhimsky.
    Fish and Water Pollution: Dr Alexander Lugaskov.
    Amphibians-urban ecology: Dr Vladimir Vershinin.
Ecology of Plants:
    Geobotany and Lichenology: Dr Margarita Magomedova
2. ARCHAEOLOGY & PALEONTOLOGY EXCAVATION in the URALS, RUSSIA **Cost: $1600

A unique opportunity for Archaeology and Paleontology students to join excavations in the Mid Urals. During this 3-week long camp they will be under the supervision of Dr Alexander Borodin, Senior Research Scientist, Dept. of Paleontology, Urals Institute of Ecology, Russian Academy of Science,Ekaterinburg, Russia.

Each year a small group of students join Dr Borodin and other Paleontology and Archaeology research scientists to enjoy a unique experience of working in the field in a remote part of the mid-Urals in Russia. They live in a remotely situated camps working closely with the scientists and their teams on an ongoing cave excavation. The scientists also offer lectures and an extensive practical teaching programme. Students will visit Ekaterinburg and Moscow, with an optional extra 4 days in St Petersburg with other British Ecology students. Maximum 10 students.

** All Prices include : Return Airfare from London to Moscow, internal travel in Russia, visits to Moscow & Ekaterinburg, Tuition, Accommodation and Food. Travel Insurance, Visas & Museum entrance extra. Students who fly direct from USA to Russia may deduct $350.

Apply SOON as many funding deadlines close in March

To Apply Contact Ecologia Trust, Scotland:

Ecologia Trust
The Park, Forres
Moray IV36 3TZ Scotland
tel/Fax: +44-(0)1309-690995
Reply To: ecoliza@rmplc.co.uk
Web Site: http://www.rmplc.co.uk/eduweb/sites/ecoliza


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