Natural History of Antarctica

Antarctica
Tuesday, January 2, 2024 to Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Department: 
NREM
Type of Travel: 
Travel Course
Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2024
Application Deadline: 
Friday, February 10, 2023
Program Director(s): 

Students will travel to Antarctica through Ushuaia, Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina. They will spend 12 days on a ship exploring the Weddell Sea, Antarctic Peninsula and the South Shetland Islands. Throughout the duration of the trip, while on the ship and during daily excursions to the continent, expedition leaders and lecture staff will guide students in viewing wildlife like whales, a huge variety of seabirds, penguins, and seals. Students will explore the icebergs, mountains and waterways of Antarctica's geography.

Informational Meeting:

  • Thursday, February 2: 5:00-6:00 PM in 541 Science II