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Guanacaste Province 4
Osa Peninsula 2

Archaeology 5
Environment Change Impacts and Indicators 1
Parks 7
Weather 5

CATIE Tropical Agricultural Research Center 1
Organization for Tropical Studies 3

Science and Environment - Central America, Regional 9

 Braulio Carrillo-La Selva RegionBraulio Carrillo-La Selva Region
Detailed geographic and ecological information on this area of the country, including indigenous species, environmental threats, bibliography, and photos.
 The Cloudbridge ProjectThe Cloudbridge Project
A private nature reserve created to preserve biodiversity in the tropical cloud forest adjoining the ChirripĆ³ Pacifico river on the slopes of Mt. ChirripĆ³. Describes site ecology and reforestation project.
 Costa Rica Long Term Ecological ResearchCosta Rica Long Term Ecological Research
A network of institutions and field research stations, with bibliography, descriptions and contact info.
 Costa Rica Mineral Assessment - USGSCosta Rica Mineral Assessment - USGS
Geologic maps as well as descriptive and interpretive text covering physiographic, geologic, geochemical, geophysical, and mineral site themes as well as a mineral-resource assessment. Download requires additional software.
 Costa Rica Volcanoes and VolcanicsCosta Rica Volcanoes and Volcanics
USGS descriptions and location map, eruption histories.
 Costa Rica WildlifeCosta Rica Wildlife
Information about various rainforest animals, earth science and literature.
 Diptera of Costa RicaDiptera of Costa Rica
A project organized for collecting, mounting and identification of specimens of flies and mosquitoes. Includes information about the staff and facilities, sampling sites, and publications.
 El Bosque NuevoEl Bosque Nuevo
Organization using agro-forestry to preserve tropical rainforests. Describes project of sustainably harvesting butterfly pupae for sale to conservatories with pictures and descriptions of many tropical butterfly species.
 Field Guide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Las CrucesField Guide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Las Cruces
Photos and descriptions to aid in identification of the regional species.
 La Gamba Field StationLa Gamba Field Station
Research, teaching and education institution located on the edge of the Piedras Blancas National Park. Lists programs and publications, with information on visiting or donating. [English/German]
 Las Nubes Centre for Neotropical Conservation and ResearchLas Nubes Centre for Neotropical Conservation and Research
A joint conservation and research project of York University and the Tropical Science Center.Located on the Pacific slope of the Talamanca Mountain Range
 Procuenca San JuanProcuenca San Juan
Multi-organizational workshop on the climate and socio-economic conditions of the San Juan River Basin. Includes field investigations and technical reports with maps.
 Project ALAS Arthropods of La SelvaProject ALAS Arthropods of La Selva
A large scale inventory of arthropod diversity in the lowland tropical rainforest of La Selva. Includes a history and description of the laboratory facilities, information management and research publications.
 Proyecto CampanarioProyecto Campanario
Biological conservation and research facilities
 Tropical Sierra FoundationTropical Sierra Foundation
Dedicated to preserving, reforesting, and establishing habitats for endangered species in the tropics. Information about current projects, news, membership and volunteering.
 Volcanoes Guanacaste Range SystemVolcanoes Guanacaste Range System
Brief descriptions of each of the volcanoes in the Guanacaste Range.
 Volcanoes of Costa RicaVolcanoes of Costa Rica
General discussion of volcanic activity in the country, followed by a list of major structures, with photos and descriptions.
 World Wildlife Photo GalleryWorld Wildlife Photo Gallery
Photos of birds, animals, and landscapes.

 Charral ProjectCharral Project
Report on academic research project on rainforest establishment in abandoned pastures. Discusses birds, plants, and soil. (November 20, 1996)



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