[Coral-List] Great Barrier Reef Study Program

Selina Ward S.Ward at marine.uq.edu.au
Thu Jan 1 21:15:13 EST 2004

This year The University of Queensland, Australia is offering the Great
Barrier Reef Study Program for international and domestic students from 14
June - 13 August 2004.

The Great Barrier Reef Study Program provides students with an opportunity
for the ultimate marine education experience through a unique program
comprised of six short course options undertaken in Queensland's spectacular
marine environments, at world class research stations and on board a tall

Three courses are taught at Heron Island Research Station on a coral cay,
two at Moreton Bay Research Station on North Stradbroke Island and one
course on board a tall ship in the Great Barrier Reef. The courses are short
intensive courses during which students will be immersed in the marine
environment. They will have daily lectures, field practical and laboratory
sessions so that they become familiar with a range of marine organisms and
processes and acquire first hand research skills through conducting short
group research projects.

The following courses are offered for 2004:
Coastal Zone Management
Marine Microscopy and Microanalysis
Biology and Oceanography of the Great Barrier Reef
Marine Neurobiology
Tropical Marine Invertebrates
Coral Reef Ecosystems

Please visit the website for detailed information and enrolment details.

Dr Selina Ward
Academic Coordinator
Great Barrier Reef Study Program
Centre for Marine Studies
The University of Queensland
St Lucia 4072 Qld
ph 61 7 3346 9576
mob 61 410 478467
fax 61 7 33654755
email s.ward at marine.uq.edu.au

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