[Coral-List] Graduate opportunity (coral paleoclimate), University of Arizona

Thompson, Diane M - (thompsod) thompsod at arizona.edu
Mon Dec 14 18:30:47 UTC 2020

Dear all,

I am pleased to announce a funded graduate student position (MS or PhD) in climate / paleoclimate in the Department of Geosciences at the University of Arizona (starting fall 2021).

The successful applicant contribute to an integrated education and research program about climate change and resilience in the Republic of the Marshall Islands. The project will leverage coral samples and state-of-the-art climate models to study changes in El Nino, sea level rise, westerly winds, and typhoons in the Marshall Islands. This project will also build on existing partnerships with the Marshall Islands Marine Resource Authority (MIMRA), Biosphere 2 (B2), and Tucson Unified School District (TUSD) to develop cross-cultural K-16 education program to train next generation of solution scientists and inspire solutions for an improved future.

Please visit the lab website (https://uathompsonlab.com/opportunities/) for information about our research program and the department website (https://www.geo.arizona.edu/graduatestudents) for information about the graduate program and application portal.

Applications must be received by January 8th for fall 2021 admission. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Diane Thompson for further information (thompsod at arizona.edu).

Please forward this email along to potential candidates and to your networks.


Dr. Diane Thompson (she/her/hers)
Director of Marine Research, Biosphere 2
Assistant Professor, Department of Geosciences
University of Arizona
1040 E 4th St
Tucson, AZ 85721

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