[Coral-List] Course Deadline Approaching!
McCarty and Peters
McCarty_and_Peters at compuserve.com
Tue Mar 2 20:59:18 EST 2004
March 26, 2004, is the deadline for receipt of applications for the
Diseases of Corals and Other Reef Organisms
10-18 July, 2004
Mote Marine Laboratory's Center for Tropical Research
Instructors: Esther C. Peters, Ph.D., Tetra Tech, Inc.
Robert Jonas, Ph.D., George Mason University
The course is open to professionals, graduate students, and advanced
undergraduates interested in learning about reef pathobiology and gaining
experience with relevant field and laboratory techniques.
The announcement and application can be accessed at:
SCUBA certification is required for diving; however, snorkeling is fine.
Mote is an Organizational Member of AAUS, and all divers must meet Mote
Marine Laboratorys standards for "Temporary Diver" clearance. If you are
interested in obtaining advanced diver certification training during and
immediately after the course (additional charge), please contact Dr. Peters
(epeters2 at gmu.edu).
Mote Marine Laboratory does not offer credit, however, it may be possible
to arrange credit through your home institution for directed studies,
research courses, etc. Consult your faculty advisor. It is also possible to
obtain 3 credit hours from George Mason University, Fairfax, VA. For
information on credit requirements, contact Dr. Peters and contact Dr.
Jonas (rjonas at gmu.edu) concerning registration procedures and tuition fees.
Costs: The course fee of $1,260.00 US includes all course materials,
accommodations, meals (dinner, 7/10 through breakfast on 7/18), SCUBA costs
and weights. Participants should provide mask, snorkel, fins, regulator,
BCD and weight belt (rentals can be arranged if required).
26 March, 2004 - Application receipt deadline
16 April, 2004 - Email notification of acceptance and packets mailed
7 May, 2004 - Deposit ($300.00) receipt date
11 June, 2004 - Last day to withdraw with deposit refund
- Balance and dive forms due
10 July, 2004 - Course starts
Send information requests to:
Mote Marine Laboratory email: trl-info at mote.org
Tropical Research Lab Phone: (305) 745-2729
24244 Overseas Highway FAX: (305) 745-2730
Summerland Key , FL 33042
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