Field Course in Tropical Ecology and Biodiversity
Field Course Projects
1. Diversity and abundance of spiders in a tropical forest
2. A maze of leaves: the size-grain hypothesis applied to ants in Caxiuanã
3. Crocynia gossypina: is it two separate species?
4. Influences of food resources in the community of ants in Caxiunã
5. Effect of forest structure and leaf type on foliicolous lichen
6. The effect leaf traits on foliicolous lichen diversity
7. Habitat complexity of two different substrates influencing periphytic communities
8. Diversity of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Caxiuanã
9. Caxiuana lichen biodiversity: discovering a new cryptic species?
10. Responses to food resources on an ant community
11. Effects of macrophyte complexity on the periphytic algae assemblages
12. The edge effect on abundance and richness of web building spiders
13. The size-grain hypothesis: does length influence ants ability to move in rugose areas?
14. Effects of small-medium scale fragmentation on nearby forest floor
15. Edge vs interior: do traits in herbaceous plants and seedlings differ between environments?
1. Occupancy of lichens and bryophytes along a moisture gradient
2. Foraging preferences of ants between environments in the Amazon
3. Interaction network: a plant-visitor approach
4. Composition of palm trees in two differents igapós in Caxiuanã
5. Does the Seed Predation get affected by the presence of humans?
To camouflage or to not to camouflage? A behavioral study on frog's habitat selection
7. Floating islands: does size really matter?
8. Amazonian tadpoles' reaction to aquatic predators