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    • Korallion 4 - 2013 is done I am very happy to announce that the fourth volume of Korallion is complete and published. This journal contains student research from our 2013 Ecology of Coral Reefs class in Discovery Bay, Jamaica. Two student editors from the 2013 class,Meg Oshima and Dan Freitas, participated in MSCI 399, Scientific Publishing, where they spent many (many) hours selecting manuscripts, working with authors, editing papers, and designing the layout for the journal. The full table of contents and individual research articles are available from the Student Publications page. I am very proud of all the hard work the student editors and authors put into their respective projects. If you would like a digital copy (.pdf; 5 Mb) it is available for ...
      Posted Jan 29, 2014, 6:00 PM by Erin Burge
    • Past Jamaica student's graduate research on lionfish featured in Smithsonian Science! 2008 Jamaica student and CCU graduate, Andrews Sellers, has his graduate work on parasites of lionfish in the Caribbean featured on Smithsonian Science - "a website produced by the Smithsonian’s Office of Public Affairs featuring stories, photos and videos of Smithsonian scientific research that asks questions and explores issues relevant to today and pushes the boundaries of human knowledge." Congratulations to Andrew! See the original article here: http://smithsonianscience.org/2013/04/andrew-sellers-turns-lionfish-invasion-into-research-opportunity/Biologist Andrew Sellers turns lionfish invasion into research opportunityBy John Barrat/ Posted 24 April 2013Covered in venomous spines the exotic and strikingly banded Indo-Pacific lionfish would be painful mouthful to any creature that may try to catch ...
      Posted Apr 25, 2013, 9:22 AM by Erin Burge
    • 2013 1st Jamaica lecture, 4/18 CSCC Our first Jamaica lecture is scheduled for Thursday, April 18, at 5PM in CSCC 201. Please remember to join our class Dropbox folder as soon as possible. This folder will be used to share class files and will also provide a centralized place for you to share your data and files for safe storage. If you need a re-invitation, let me know. Everyone should create a <lastname.firstname> folder in the <Student Projects> folder. Your approved proposal, data spreadsheets, Powerpoint presentation, and final paper will eventually populate this folder. Go ahead and add your proposal now. We have added the coral and fish species identification lists to the Dropbox folder. These will be fair game for one of your ...
      Posted Apr 15, 2013, 1:12 PM by Erin Burge
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    • DISL internships for summer and fall *Undergraduate Internships at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab in the Marine Ecology Lab * ***Application Deadline*: ** Summer Applications - March 23, 2014, 11:59om CST Fall Applications - June 22, 2014, 11:59om ...
      Posted Mar 6, 2014, 6:36 PM by Erin Burge
    • NSF REU at Florida International in coral reef ecology We seek a highly motivated undergraduate to fill a National Science Foundation, Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) position in coral reef ecology at Florida International University. The successful applicant will ...
      Posted Mar 6, 2014, 6:32 PM by Erin Burge
    • E-course to improve MSCI grad job app skills The Marine and Coastal Ecology Research Center (MCERC) is offering a distance learning course aimed at helping undergraduates and recent graduates of marine biology, marine science, ecology programs preparing to ...
      Posted Mar 5, 2014, 11:53 AM by Erin Burge
    • REEF Marine Conservation Internship Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF) in Key Largo, FL is now accepting applications for the Summer 2014 Marine Conservation Internship. ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP: REEF’s Marine Conservation Internship provides an ...
      Posted Feb 4, 2014, 9:11 AM by Erin Burge
    • Rutgers field course in tropical ecology The Central Caribbean Marine Institute and Rutgers University are opening enrollment for their Coral Reef Internship in Tropical Marine Conservation in Little Cayman, Cayman Islands. The program is aimed at ...
      Posted Feb 4, 2014, 9:09 AM by Erin Burge
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