Broadreach: Tortuguero - Sea Turtle Studies

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  • Location(s): Costa Rica
  • Program Type(s): Study Abroad
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Midnight. A turtle nests on a moonlit beach. Researchers measure her and count eggs. The night air is quiet, save for the splashing of nearby dolphins. All that’s missing is you. Spend several weeks nesting in Italy and Greece, the ultimate place ... read more

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A student studying abroad with Broadreach: Programs at Sea - Caribbean Oceanography
I learned so many valuable things from taking this course. Being able to have such a hands on ecpereince doubles your learning experience as well. I learned to appreciate the little things in life like simple things for instance cold water, dry towels, and cooked meals. I got to build on my leadership skills and really learn how... - Millersville University of Pennsylvania View Entire Review

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Midnight. A turtle nests on a moonlit beach. Researchers measure her and count eggs. The night air is quiet, save for the splashing of nearby dolphins. All that’s missing is you.

Spend several weeks nesting in Italy and Greece, the ultimate place to study endangered sea turtles and dolphins. Work on the beaches of the Mediterranean, one of the oldest sea turtle nesting sites. Your part in this turtle operation is assistant researcher. Work alongside biologists, measuring the turtle's’ carapace and flippers. Count eggs and diagram nests. Hop on a boat to sail alongside dolphins. Record every stroke they take. By day, it’s turtle and dolphin studies: behavior, mating patterns, conservation. By nightfall, it’s back to the beach for hands-on field work or relaxing with new friends. On this adventure, boredom is extinct.

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Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Summer
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Animal Sciences
  • Zoology, Animal Biology
  • Ecology, Evolution Biology
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