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Research in Subtropical Marine EcosystemsLocation: Port Aransas
Agency: University of Texas
Due Date: February 13, 2017
Description: Eight research fellowships will be available for the summer of 2016, for undergraduate students to conduct independent research projects on topics such as: · Biogeochemistry, nutrient cycling · Watershed processes, land-sea interactions · Estuarine ecology, Community ecology · Seagrass and marsh ecosystems · Zooplankton and phytoplankton ecology · Fish ecology, behavior, and connectivity · Coastal and organic geochemistry The Marine Science Institute is located in Port Aransas, on 72 acres on the Gulf of Mexico. REU projects will take advantage of the wide variety of coastal habitats near the Institute, such as shallow bays, hypersaline lagoons, seagrass beds, mangroves, marshes, and estuaries, including the 185,000-acre Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Reserve. · Eligibility: Students must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate, and be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. and its possessions. · Stipends: Students will receive a summer stipend of $5000 for the 10-week program, full room and board, a research allowance, and a travel allowance. · APPLY! http://reu.utmsi.utexas.edu for forms and instructions · Deadline for applications is February 16, 2016.
Contact InformationContact: Deana L. Erdner
Web Site: http://reu.utmsi.utexas.edu