2020 Courses

  • Winter Session 2020 course rosters will be available in late September.
  • Summer Session 2020 course rosters will be available in November.

Course description

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.


Summer 2019:

Section ID:BIOSM 4450 801-FLD
Program:Marine Science - Shoals Marine Laboratory
Class dates:June 3-10, 2019
Days/times:MTWRFSU 8:15 AM - 9 PM
Grade:Student option
Instructor:Lord, W.
Sidor, I.
Max. enroll:15
Notes:May also be taken non-credit.

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