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Summer Ecosystem Experience for Undergraduates

CERC is now accepting applications!

Undergraduate students of all majors at all colleges and universities may apply to our:
Summer Ecosystem Experiences for Undergraduates  (SEE-U)

Summer 2012 Field Sites (5 weeks, 6 credits):
Jordan: Amman, Aqaba, Dana, and Wadi Mujib
Brazil: The Atlantic Forest
Puerto Rico: El Yunque National Forest
Dominican Republic: Punta Cana

Learn ecology and environmental sustainability in unique natural settings through applied field techniques:

– Earn 6 Undergraduate Credits in just 5 weeks.
– No prerequisites required to enroll.
– Fellowship funding is available through CERC.

SEE-U is offered by the Center for Environmental Research and Conservation (CERC) at Columbia University’s Earth Institute.  

Visit our website for more information or contact CERC directly at or 212-854-0149.

Apply online:
– Rolling admissions – apply early for fellowship consideration.
– Next application review date is January 15, 2012.  

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Recent record-breaking heat waves have affected communities across the world. The Extreme Heat Workshop will bring together researchers and practitioners to advance the state of knowledge, identify community needs, and develop a framework for evaluating risks with a focus on climate justice. Register by June 15

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