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Course Syllabus

Each day begins with a series of lectures: faculty give approximately half the lectures, and half are given by a series of outstanding invited speakers.  Opportunity for discussion with lecturers and invited speakers is an important part of the learning experience.  Afternoons and most evenings are dedicated to experimental and practical work.  Dinner is taken together on site. 

Course content and organization
The course is comprised of three interlinked themes

Theme 1: Metabolism, Physiology, and Niche Construction

Theme 2: Ecology and Biogeochemical Cycling

Theme 3: Patterns and Processes

For an example of what to expect, see the 2013 syllabus.