Dominica Study Abroad

Welcome to the Dominica Study Abroad Website! In this program, students conduct field research at the Archbold Tropical Research and Education Centre, and other locations on the island of Dominica.  Individual and group research projects include animal and plant ecology, plant-insect interactions, biodiversity of Dominica, and marine and freshwater aquatic ecosystems.  Students design projects, collect data, analyze results, and prepare reports.  The program includes challenging hikes that allow students to experience Dominica’s diverse flora and fauna.  Students will also experience the unique culture of Dominica, and participate in activities such as snorkeling and marine mammal watching.

Research

Current and Past Research Projects

Projects from past trips

Species Gallery

Constantly updated list of identified species on the island