[Coral-List] CIEE Tropical Marine Ecology Semester Abroad Spring 2008

Rbjpeachey at aol.com Rbjpeachey at aol.com
Fri Nov 9 22:51:20 EST 2007

Dear Coral-listers:
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 deadline for registration is  December 1st, 2007
Thanks in advance.  Cheers, Rita Peachey
_www.cieebonaire.org_ (http://www.cieebonaire.org) 
Tropical Marine Ecology and Conservation Semester Abroad – Bonaire  – Spring 
Undergraduate Study Abroad Opportunity in the Caribbean 
The  Tropical Marine Biology and Conservation study abroad program is 
accepting  applications for spring semester (2008).  Student participants will  
register for 17 semester hours: Coral Reef Ecology, Scientific Diving,  
Environmental and Cultural History of Bonaire, Marine Conservation Biology 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 spring semester  program 
is 1 December 2008.   
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, PhD  
Resident Director 
CIEE Research Station Bonaire 
Kaya Gob. N. DeBrot  21 
Kralendijk, Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles 
_rpeachey at ciee.org_ (mailto:rpeachey at ciee.org) 
_www.cieebonaire.org_ (http://www.cieebonaire.org)                            

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