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BIOSM 4450 Forensic Science Wildlife

Course description

(summer only) This course is only offered in the Summer Session.

Forensic science represents the unique merging of scientific insight and the law. Forensic Science for Marine Biologists provides a field-oriented introduction to the forensic science domain and the utilization of marine biology within the justice system. Students receive comprehensive instruction concerning the recognition, documentation, collection, and preservation of physical evidence. Additionally, students develop practical incident response, scene management, and forensic teamwork skills.

Offered in Maine at Shoals Marine Laboratory on Appledore Island.


One semester of college level biology or equivalent.


BIOSM 4450 801-FLD: Marine Science - Shoals Marine Laboratory

The BIOSM 4450 801-FLD section of this course has been canceled.

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