Research on Human Impacts in the Lake Champlain Ecosystem

Title 
Research on Human Impacts in the Lake Champlain Ecosystem
Institution 
University of Vermont
Institution Type 
undergraduate and graduate
City 
Burlington
State 
VT
Field 
Natural Sciences, Social Sciences
Start Date 
June 1, 2016
End Date 
August 5, 2016
Stipend 
$5250
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
February 5, 2016
Description 
Conduct research on the ecological and socioeconomic impacts of humans in the Lake Champlain ecosystem. Funded by the National Science Foundation, REU students will participate in an interdisciplinary cooperative model that promotes integrated thinking across disciplines within and between the natural and social sciences.
Qualifications 
US citizens or permanent residents, 18 yrs or older, undergraduates only who will graduate after June 2016
Contact 
Dr. Jason Stockwell
URL 
www.uvm.edu/~ecolab/reu
Email 
jason.stockwell@uvm.edu
Number of Participants 
10
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
yes

free housing, up to $500 in travel support, $700 in food allowance