REUisME: REU in Subtropical Marine Ecosystems

Title 
REUisME: REU in Subtropical Marine Ecosystems
Institution 
University of Texas Marine Science Institute
Institution Type 
comprehensive
City 
Port Aransas
State 
Texas
Field 
Marine science, biogeochemistry, marine biology, marine ecology, estuaries
Start Date 
June 1, 2015
End Date 
August 7, 2015
Stipend 
$5000
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
February 9, 2015
Description 
The REUisME program allows students to investigate the function and ecology of a wide variety of coastal habitats, including shallow bays, seagrass beds, estuaries, mangroves, and marshes. Fellowships are available each summer for undergraduate students to conduct independent research projects on the causes, effects and consequences of coastal environmental change.
Qualifications 
Students must be U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, or U.S. permanent residents. Students must be enrolled as an undergraduate in a degree program (part-time or full-time) leading to a baccalaureate or associate degree during the semester following the REU program. High school graduates, transfer students, and students enrolled at community colleges are eligible to apply. International students and graduating seniors are not eligible for this program.
Contact 
Dr. Benjamin Walther and Dr. Deana Erdner
URL 
http://reu.utmsi.utexas.edu
Email 
UTMSI.REU@gmail.com
Number of Participants 
8-9
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
yes