Snapshot

Terms and Dates:

  • Fall 2018

Cornell Affiliations:

Global Learning

Overview

Opportunity Description

Take a multi-pronged approach to effective reef conservation… Chronicle the state of coral reef ecosystems in the Caribbean in response to human impacts. Develop and refine snorkel-based reef survey techniques while documenting the effects of environmental change. Assess the effectiveness of Caribbean reef management strategies and contribute to local conservation policy efforts.

What is Unique about this Opportunity?

An investigative science and policy semester at sea examining the impacts of human actions on Caribbean coral reef ecosystems and the effectiveness of existing reef management strategies.An investigative science and policy semester at sea examining the impacts of human actions on Caribbean coral reef ecosystems and the effectiveness of existing reef management strategies.

  • Develop and refine snorkel-based reef survey techniques
  • Conduct additional on-site research at a field station in Grenada
  • Contribute to marine conservation policy efforts
  • Assess effectiveness of reef management strategies

How do I apply?

Applying to study abroad is a 2-Step process.  You may complete both steps simultaneously, but Cornell Approval must be obtained before your program advisor in Global Learning can complete any approval or nomination forms for the program itself. 

  1. For Cornell Approval, click on the "Apply" button on this webpage. Applications are approved by the Office of Global Learning on a rolling basis until the application deadline listed on this webpage.
  2. For Program Admission, complete an external application directly on the program’s webpage, using the link in the “Snapshot” section. Note that this deadline may be in advance of the general Cornell deadline for approval.  Many programs fill by rolling admission.

Only 1st and 2nd choice programs will be considered for Cornell approval.  Cornell Approval is required for credit from Cornell.

 

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