[Coral-List] APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENSION!!! Undergraduate Semester Abroad Program in Tropical Marine Ecology & Conservation
Anouschka van de Ven
info at cieebonaire.org
Mon Nov 17 17:09:05 EST 2008
If you know of undergraduate students that would be
interested in a semester of study in Tropical Marine Ecology and Conservation;
please pass this notice along to them.
Students with an interest in Independent Research experience and
Scientific Diving are especially encouraged to apply. Enrollment is limited to 12
students.The application deadline has been extended to December 1st 2008.
Thanks in advance,
Tropical Marine Ecology and Conservation Semester Abroad:
Bonaire, Spring 2009
Undergraduate Study Abroad Opportunity in the Caribbean
The Tropical Marine Biology and Conservation study abroad
program is accepting applications for spring semester. Students register
for 17 semester hours: Coral Reef Ecology (4), Scientific Diving (4),
Environmental and Cultural History of Bonaire (2), Marine Conservation Biology
(3) and Independent Research (4).
The program description can be found using the following link:
The Scientific Diving course provides dive training that
prepares students for AAUS certification at their home universities. Students will receive the following
training in the Scientific Diving course: Open Water, Advanced Diver, Rescue
Diver, Emergency First Responder, CPR + First Aid, Dan Oxygen Rescue, underwater
photography and videography, night diving, and underwater navigation. Students will learn internationally
recognized monitoring protocols including REEF and AGRRA.
Independent Research provides students with the
opportunity to conduct a research project of their choice in marine science and
to publish the results in a student journal, PHYSIS: Journal of Marine
Science. A copy of the journal
can be downloaded on the following page: http://www.cieebonaire.org/physis.html
Prerequisites: Overall GPA 2.75 or better, 2 semesters of
biology, chemistry, geology, ecology or environmental science and a nationally
recognized open water SCUBA certification (or a PADI referral – you can do your
check out dives in Bonaire). The
deadline for application to the spring semester program is December 1st 2008.
Interested students should contact Rita Peachey Director
of CIEE Research Station Bonaire at RPeachey at ciee.org or call 1-800-40-STUDY. The study abroad office at your
institution will assist you with registration.
Rita BJ Peachey,
CIEE Research Station Bonaire
Kaya Gob DeBrot 21
rpeachey at ciee.org
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