[Coral-List] Tropical Marine Ecology Semester Abroad – Bonaire – Fall 2007

Rbjpeachey at aol.com Rbjpeachey at aol.com
Tue Mar 13 11:29:53 EDT 2007

Dear Coral-listers: 
If  you know of undergraduate students that would be interested in a semester 
of  study in Tropical Marine Biology and Conservation; please pass this 
notice along  to them.   
Thanks in advance.  Cheers, Rita Peachey 
Tropical Marine Ecology and Conservation Semester Abroad  – Bonaire – Fall  
Undergraduate Study Abroad Opportunity in the Caribbean 
The  Tropical Marine Biology and Conservation study abroad program is 
accepting  applications for fall semester (2007).  Student participants will register 
 for 15 semester hours: Coral Reef Ecology, Scientific Methods using SCUBA, 
Human  Ecology, Marine Park Management and Independent Study.  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 be  trained in the following Reef Monitoring Protocols: 
Reef Check 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 Volume 1 of 
the journal can be  downloaded on the following page:   
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 fall  semester program is 
1 April 2007.    
CIEE is an American, not-for-profit corporation that has  over 100 study 
abroad programs in 45 countries around the world.  We  provide programs in 
language studies, social science, political science and  natural science for American 
undergraduate students.   
Interested students should contact the Rita Peachey  Director of CIEE 
Research Station Bonaire at _RPeachey at ciee.org_ (mailto: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, Director CIEE Research Station  Bonaire 
Tropical Marine Biology and Conservation Program   
Kralendijk,Bonaire,  Netherlands Antilles 
_rpeachey at ciee.org_ (mailto:rpeachey at ciee.org)  
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