Coral Reef Biodiversity and Resilience REU Program in Little Cayman

Title 
Coral Reef Biodiversity and Resilience REU Program in Little Cayman
Institution 
The Central Caribbean Marine Institute
Institution Type 
Non-profit research station
City 
Little Cayman
State 
Cayman Islands
Field 
Marine Science, Coral Reef Biodiversity, Coral Reef Resilience, Invasive Species, Herbivory, Coral Reef Restoration
Start Date 
June 20, 2015
End Date 
August 14, 2015
Stipend 
TBD
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
March 15, 2015
Description 
REU participants, under the guidance of their one-to-one mentors, will design, conduct, and communicate a research project in an effort to positively contribute to the conservation and management of reefs by advancing our knowledge on the processes that drive coral reef resilience to disturbances on multiple spatial and temporal scales.
Qualifications 
3.2 GPA average
Contact 
Tom Sparke
URL 
http://reefresearch.org/research/research-experience-for-undergraduates/
Email 
LittleCaymanREU@reefresearch.org
Number of Participants 
8
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
no

Travel from USA is provided.