Landscapes, Natural Resources & Environmental Management

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About Landscapes, Natural Resources & Environmental Management

Discover Iceland's breathtaking beauty and learn about its geysers, mud pools, waterfalls, and glaciers.  

Program Dates

May 28–June 18, 2018

Apply by Feb 1, 2018

Course Description

This three-week program is designed specifically students interested in environmental sciences, environmental policy or enviornmental management and sustainability. In it, you will gain a better understanding of how landscapes and natural resources influence Icelanders' opinions about environmental resource management. You will receive 3 credits for CFAN 3506.

Program Leader

Leonard Ferrington
Dr. Len Ferrington teaches in the Department of Entomology. His teaching interests include courses in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management; Insects, Aquatic Habitats & Pollution; and a graduate level course called Aquatic Insects. His research focuses on the significance of insects in aquatic ecosystems (specifically on aquatic flies - Diptera: Chironomidae).

For more information about Len and contact info click here

Housing and Meals

A local guest house serves as a home base for the group. Most meals are included.  Students have access to a kitchen to prepare meals not included in the program fee, and can also purchase meals at local eateries as well.

Excursions

During the program, you will visit Reykjavik, two national parks, the Hekla volcano and valley, an esturarine wetland, a geothermal energy plant, geysers, the national fisheries institute and more!

Program Fee

TBD

More Information

Contact CFANS Office of International Programs, ipglobal@umn.edu