Jerry 'River' Kaster, Ph.D.
It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education.
Albert Einstein

Orphic Egg, Bryant 1775
The egg represents the cosmos; The snake the innate human curiosity and quest to understand. 
Field Experimentation and Analysis in Freshwater Sciences 513
Shipboard and field studies in biogeochemistry and ecology.

Aquatic Invertebrate Function & Evolution 650
Function and adaptation of the marine and freshwater invertebrate groups emphasizing the evolutionary linkage between

Coupling Science and Business Ingenuity 650
Science and business are arguably the most influential endeavors on human culture and society. This course will look for linkages between the two fields. U/G 

Benthic Ecology 621
Study of the water/sediment interface ecology with emphasis on macroinvertebrates.

Laguna Bacalar: Exploration of a Mayan Ecosystem
Along with Val Klump we venture to Mexico's world class lake, Laguna Bacalar in the southern Yucatan Peninsula. 
Winterim, U/G

Courses at the School of Freshwater Sciences
Kayaking Laguna Bacalar