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CETroB Goals

  • to foster collaboration among tropical biologists of Miami and the Smithsonian Institution in research, training, and educational activities
  • to publicize Miami in conjunction with the National Museum of Natural History as a world class research, education and training center in tropical biology, with enormous collective resources to share with a wide audience
  • to provide a formally recognized mechanism through which local universities, museums, and research institutes along with the Smithsonian can interact with one another on an ongoing and regular basis
  • to engage foreign scientists in educational and research activities both in South Florida and at the Smithsonian Institution

The study of tropical snakes and frogs is one of the research specialities at Florida International University. Photo by M.A. Donnelly

The base field camp of the Smithsonian-sponsored Forest Fragmentation Project in Amazonian

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