Applications for Cal State University Monterey Bay Summer Research Program are open

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Sábado, 1 febrero 2020

Cal State University Monterey Bay is accepting applications for our 2020 summer Ocean Science REU program. Please share the following information with undergraduates who may be interested in this opportunity.

Students in our REU program can choose to conduct research in Monterey Bay in the following areas (the list of research topics within each area is not exhaustive):

Marine Biology and Ecology (includes population ecology, kelp forest ecology, marine landscape ecology, marine microbiology, population genetics, ecophysiology and biomechanics)

Ocean Engineering (includes ocean robotics, autonomous underwater vehicle design, computer programming, scientific instrumentation development)

Oceanography (includes ocean current modeling, ocean-atmosphere interactions, ocean acidification and plankton ecology)

Marine Geology (includes deep sea canyon formation, coastal hydrology, seafloor mapping, coastal erosion, plate tectonics and marine biogeochemistry)

In addition to electing to work with mentors at CSU Monterey Bay, students can also elect to work with mentors at our Monterey Bay area REU partner institutions. These include:

Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve
Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute 
Moss Landing Marine Labs
Naval Postgraduate School

Students will be provided with a $5,000 stipend in addition to support for travel, room and board. REU students will also receive post REU support to attend conferences. The application portal will close on February 01, 2020 at 11:59 PM PST. Our 10 week summer program will run from June 7th to August 15th, 2020. Additional program details can be found on our homepage: