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Dauphin Island, Alabama
Primary: Regina Kollegger
rkolleger@disl.org
Secondary: Dr. Ruth Carmichael
(251) 861-2141
rcarmichael@disl.org
Research Topics/Keywords: Marine, coastal, biology, ecology, oceanography, field studies, fisheries, marine mammals
Comments: Taking applications now; we value diversity and encourage ALL promising applicants including minority, underserved, low income, and nontraditional students.
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Northern Gulf Of Alaska Long Term Ecological Research REU Site Program
Colleges of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences
Fairbanks, Alaska
Primary: Katie Gavenus
projectmanager.ngalter@gmail.com
Secondary: Kerri Fredrickson
(360) 650-7708
frederk@wwu.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Arctic, Polar, ocean, climate change, chemical oceanography, physics, chemistry, ecology,
Cofunded: Ocean Sciences
California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB)
California State University, Monterey Bay REU
Monterey Bay, California
Primary: Bridgette Clarkston
(831) 582-3159
bclarkston@csumb.edu
Secondary: Dr. Corey Garza
(831) 582-3024
Research Topics/Keywords: ocean science, marine science; Marine Biology and Ecology, ocean engineering, Marine Geology
Comments: The application website is open in December with due dates in mid-February.
California State University, Monterey Bay REUAbstract of Award
University of Southern California
REU Site: Community College Cultivation Cohort (C4)
Center for Dark Energy Biosphere Investigations (CDEBI)
Los Angeles, California
Primary: Dr. Stephanie Schroeder
slschroe@usc.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: microbiology, geochemistry, subsurface biosphere, deep sea sediments, community college, oceanography
Comments: The application website opens in January and applications are due in mid-February.
REU Site: Community College Cultivation Cohort (C4)Abstract of Award
Scripps Institution of Oceanography - UCSD
Scripps Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
San Diego, California
Primary: Dr. Jane Teranes
(858) 822-2099
jteranes@ucsd.edu
Secondary: Joshua D. Reeves
(858) 534-8157
jdreeves@ucsd.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Oceanography, Engineering, Climate Research, Physical Oceanography, Geosciences, Geophysics, Atmospheric Chemistry, Marine Chemistry, Marine Biotechnology & Biomedicine, Marine Biology
Comments: The application website opens in January with application due dates in mid-March.
Scripps Summer Undergraduate Research FellowshipAbstract of Award
University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California Santa Barbara's Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Ocean Biology
Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology
Santa Barbara, California
Primary: Dr. Gretchen Hofmann
(805) 893-6175
gretchen.hofmann@lifesci.ucsb.ed
University of Southern California
USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies: Coastal Ocean Systems and Sustainability
Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies
Catalina Island, California
Primary: Dr. Karla Heidelberg
wies-reu@usc.edu
Secondary: Diane Kim
(213) 740-8776
dianekim@usc.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: marine science; biological, chemical, geological and physical oceanography; coastal ocean health, microbial ecology, food web dynamics, harmful algal blooms, population ecology, metagenomics
Comments: The application website opens in January and applications are due in mid-February.
USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies: Coastal Ocean Systems and SustainabilityAbstract of Award
Mystic, Connecticut
Primary: Tracy Romano
(860) 572-5955
tromano@mysticaquarium.org
Secondary: Michael Finiguerra
(860) 405-9082
michael.finiguerra@uconn.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: biology, biosciences, marine biology, marine science, animal physiology, ecology, animal behavior, immunology, cell biology
Comments: Contact: Michael Finiguerra (michael.finiguerra@uconn.edu)
REU Site Mystic Aquarium: Collaborative Research: Plankton to Whales: Consequences of Global Change within Marine EcosystemsAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Ocean Sciences
University of Delaware
University of Delaware, Summer Intern Program
Graduate College of Marine Studies
Lewes, Delaware
Primary: Dr. Joanna York
(302) 645-4275
jyork@udel.edu
Secondary: Ms. Luci Angeline
(302) 645-4279
lucic@udel.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: oceanography, marine science, biology, chemistry, physics, ecology,coastal studies, geology, engineering, mathematics, biochemistry
Comments: The application website opens in December with applications due in early February.
University of Delaware, Summer Intern ProgramAbstract of Award
Mote Marine Laboratory
REU at Mote Marine Lab
Sarasota, Florida
Primary: Dr. Cathy Walsh
(941) 388-4441
cjwalsh@mote.org
Secondary: Emily Hall
(941) 388-4441
emily8@mote.org
Research Topics/Keywords: Marine biology, harmful algal blooms, ocean sciences, coastal studies
Comments: The application website opens in January and applications are due mid-February.
REU at Mote Marine LabAbstract of Award
University of North Florida
REU in Coastal Biology
Department of Biology
Jacksonville, Florida
Primary: Dr. Matt Gilg
(904) 620-1949
mgilg@unf.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: marine biology, coastal ecology, genetics, fish ecology, marine mammals,salt marsh, seagrass, invasive species
Comments: Freshmen and Sophomore-level students encouraged to apply; Application website opens in late January with application deadlines in March.
REU in Coastal BiologyAbstract of Award
Georgia Institute of Technology
REU Site: Aquatic Chemical Ecology at Georgia Tech
Biology
Atlanta, Georgia
Primary: Ms. Benita Black
(404) 385-7137
REU.Coordinator@biosci.gatech.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: biology, chemistry, physics, ecology, molecular biology, geochemistry, bioinformatics, sensory biology, microbiology
Comments: The Online Application opens in December, and applications are due in mid-February.
REU Site: Aquatic Chemical Ecology at Georgia TechAbstract of Award
Savannah State University
Savannah State University: Bridge to Research in Marine Science
Department of Natural Sciences
Savannah, Georgia
Primary: Dr. Tara Cox
(912) 358-4097
coxt@savannahstate.edu
Secondary: Dr. Christopher Hintz
(912) 358-4096
hintzc@savannahstate.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: coastal and ocean engineering, marine biology, ecology, invertebrates, fishes and microorganisms, Organic contaminant analyses
Comments: Focus on Freshmen and Sophomores and students with no prior research experience; Application website opens in January with applications due March 1.
Savannah State University: Bridge to Research in Marine ScienceAbstract of Award
University of Hawaii at Mānoa campus
REU Site: Earth Science on Volcanic Islands
School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology
Honolulu, Hawaii
Primary: Lily Shao
(808) 956-4774
earthscience-reu@soest.hawaii.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Geology, geophysics, and (bio)geochemistry of volcanic islands
REU Site: Earth Science on Volcanic IslandsAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Ocean Sciences
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
REU Site: Environmental Biology for Pacific Islanders
Pacific Biosciences Research Center
Honolulu, Hawaii
Primary: Matthew Medeiros
(808) 956-8187
mcmedeir@hawaii.edu
Secondary: Kiana Frank
(808) 539-7312
klfrank@hawaii.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Biosciences, Sustainability Science, Microbiome Science, Molecular Ecology, Marine Biology, Natural Resource Management, Community Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, Coral Reef Ecology, Fisheries Sciences
REU Site: Environmental Biology for Pacific IslandersAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Ocean Sciences
Lafayette, Louisiana
Primary: Dr. Beth Stauffer
bas1301@louisiana.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Watershed science, hydrology, estuarine ecology, civil engineering
REU Site: Healthy Streams, Healthy Coasts: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Watershed Science and EducationAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Ocean Sciences
Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON)
REU Site: Interdisciplinary Research Experiences in Changing Coastal
Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON)
Cocodrie, Louisiana
Primary: Dr. Brian Roberts
(985) 851-2821
reu@lumcon.edu
Secondary: Murt Conover
(985) 851-2860
reu@lumcon.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: biogeochemistry, behavioral & microbial ecology, invertebrate diversity & ecology, aquaculture & fish physiology, ecosystem ecology, coastal geology & hydrology, wetland science, and oil spill impacts
Comments: The application website usually opens in January with due dates in mid-March
Portland, ME, Maine
Primary: Margaret Cummings
(207) 228-1650
mcummings@gmri.org
Secondary: Dr. Graham Sherwood
(207) 228-1644
gsherwood@gmri.org
Research Topics/Keywords: Fish, invertebrate, coastal, marine, biology, ecology, fisheries, climate change, Gulf of Maine, biological oceanography, coupled natural and human systems, resource economics
Comments: Applications open on January 1 and close on Feb 15
Gulf of Maine Research Institute, REU Site: Integrated Studies in a Rapidly Warming Fishery EcosystemAbstract of Award
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
REU at Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
Maine
Primary: Dr. David Fields
(207) 315-2567
reu@bigelow.org
Secondary: Valerie Young
(207) 315-2567
Research Topics/Keywords: Oceanography, marine biology, climate research, microbiology, virology, sensory biology, invertebrate ecology, invertebrate biology,
Comments: The application website usually opens in January with due dates in mid-February.
REU at Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean SciencesAbstract of Award
Princess Anne, Maryland
Primary: Paulinus Chigbu
(410) 621-3034
pchigbu@umes.edu
Secondary: Margaret Sexton
(410) 621-1049
masexton@umes.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Biosciences; marine science; estuaries; fish; shellfish; invertebrates
Comments: Margaret A. Sexton (masexton@umes.edu)
REU Site: University of Maryland Eastern Shore Research Experience for Undergraduates in Marine and Estuarine ScienceAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Ocean Sciences
College Park, Maryland
Primary: Dr. Michael Allen
(301) 405-6372
mallen@mdsg.umd.edu
Secondary: Jeannette Connors
(301) 405-6376
connors@mdsg.umd.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Marine science, estuarine and coastal ecology, Chesapeake Bay research, biology, chemistry, ecology, engineering, environmental studies, geology, physics.
Comments: The application website opens in December with applications due in mid-February.
University of Maryland, Undergraduate Research Experiences in Estuarine ProcessesAbstract of Award
Woods Hole, Massachusetts
Primary: Allen Mensinger
(218) 726-7259
amensing@d.umn.edu
Secondary: Veronica Acosta
(210) 829-3149
vgmartin@uiwtx.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: biosciences, neurobiology, cell biology, physiology, animal behavior
Comments: Additional inquiries may be directed to Miss Jean Enright at jenright@mbl.edu
REU Site: Biological Discovery in Woods HoleAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Ocean Sciences
University of Massachusettes Boston
REU Site: Coastal Research in Environmental Science and Technology
School for the Environment
Boston, Massachusetts
Primary: Dr. Alan Christian
(617) 287-6639
alan.christian@umb.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Biodiversity, Bioinformatics, Cell Signaling,Conservation Biology, Genetics, Ecology, Evolutionary Biology,Gene Regulation,Microbiology, Plant Growth Control, Microbial Ecology,Molecular Evolution,Pop
Comments: The application website will open in the December with due dates in late January.
REU Site: Coastal Research in Environmental Science and TechnologyAbstract of Award
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Summer Student Fellowship Program
Education Office, Clark Laboratory, MS #31
Woods Hole, Massachusetts
Primary: Dr. Margaret Tivey
(508) 289-2219
education@whoi.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: oceanography,marine science, biology, chemistry,physics,ecology,engineering, geology, geophysics
Comments: The application website is open in November, and applications are due in mid-February.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Summer Student Fellowship ProgramAbstract of Award
Rutgers University
Research Internships in Ocean Sciences
Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Primary: Dr. Josh Kohut
(848) 932-3496
kohut@marine.rutgers.edu
Secondary: Olaf Jensen
ojensen@marine.rutgers.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: marine and estuarine science, oceanography, ecology, fish biology, geophysics, remote sensing, microbiology, geochemistry
Comments: The application website is available in December and the deadline for applications is usually mid-February.
Research Internships in Ocean SciencesAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Department of Defense (DoD)
Bermuda - all activities take place in Bermuda, New York
Primary: Audrey Pope
(441) 297-1880
audrey.pope@bios.edu
Secondary: Dr. Andrew Peters
(441) 297-1880
andrew.peters@bios.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: oceanography, marine science, coral reef ecology, atmospheric science, biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, chemistry, physics, geology, ecology
Comments: This REU program is conducted during the FALL SEMESTER and takes place entirely at BIOS in Bermuda. Online applications are due by May 31 each year.
REU Site: Fall Semester Student Research in Oceanography and Marine Science at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean SciencesAbstract of Award
Clarkson University
The ASET-REU program at Clarckson University
Department of Biology, Department of Engineering
Potsdam, New York
Primary: Dr. Alan D. Christian
aset-reu@clarkson.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Aquatic Science, Aquatic resource engineering, Watershed ecology, Nitrate Reduction in Wastewater,Great Lake water quality, St. Lawrence River
The ASET-REU program at Clarckson UniversityAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Biological Sciences
North Carolina
Primary: Dr. Tom Schultz
(252) 504-7641
tom.schultz@duke.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: marine biology, sensory biology, behavior, ecotoxicology, genetics, coastal systems
Comments: Deadline: February 15 annually
Duke University Marine Laboratory REU site: Research in estuarine and coastal marine systemsAbstract of Award
University of Oregon, Eugene
Exploration of marine biology on the Oregon coast
Oregon Institute of Marine Biology (OIMB)
Charleston, Oregon
Primary: Dr. Maya Watts
(541) 888-2581
mwolf1@uoregon.edu
Secondary: Dr. Richard Emlet
remlet@uroegon.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Marine biology, invertebrate ecology, larval ecology/biology, embryology, trophic ecology, cell biology, oceanography, behavioral ecology, zooplankton, biomechanics, estuarine biology/ecology
Comments: The application website is normally opened in December/January with deadlines in February/March.
Exploration of marine biology on the Oregon coastAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Biological Sciences
Oregon
Primary: Itchung Cheung
Itchung.Cheung@oregonstate.edu
Secondary: Kaplan Yalcin
(541) 737-1230
yalcink@geo.oregonstate.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: marine and estuarine science, ocean ecology and biogeochemistry, marine geology, physical oceanography and geophysics, atmospheric science, paleoclimatology, environmental geochemistry
Comments: This site has two locations; one at HMSC in Newport, OR and another on the main OSU campus in Corvallis. The joint application website opens in January, and applications are due in mid-February.
REU Site for Oregon Marine Science: From Upper Estuaries to the Deep Sea Hatfield Marine Science Center, Newport, OregonAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Department of Defense (DoD)
University of Rhode Island
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships in Oceanography (SURFO)
Graduate School of Oceanography
Narragansett, Rhode Island
Primary: Ms. Caryl Jardon
(401) 874-6153
cjardon@uri.edu
Secondary: Dr. Brian Heikes
(401) 874-6638
bheikes@uri.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: marine science, oceanography, biology, chemistry, physics, geology, coastal studies, ecology, geophysics, chemical oceanography, marine studies
Comments: The application website opens in December, and review of applications begins in late February. Participant selection will begin in early March.
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships in Oceanography (SURFO)Abstract of Award
College of Charleston
REU Site: Resilience and Response of Marine Organisms to Environmental Change
Biology, Grice Marine Laboratory
Charleston, South Carolina
Primary: Robert Podolsky
(843) 953-9186
reu@cofc.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: biosciences, marine biology,ocean sciences, environmental change, ecology, evolution, organismal biology, microbial ecology, physiology, toxicology, pollution, biochemistry
Comments: Program contact: Katie Hiott, reu@cofc.edu, 843-953-9200
REU Site: Resilience and Response of Marine Organisms to Environmental ChangeAbstract of Award
Cofunded: Ocean Sciences
Texas A&M University, College Station
NSF-Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU): Observing the Ocean
Department of Oceanography
College Station, Texas
Primary: Lisa Campbell
lisacampbell@tamu.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: autonomous underwater vehicles, biogeochemistry, harmful algal blooms, hypoxia, marine chemistry, modelling, ocean acidification, ocean engineering, physical oceanography, marine pollution
Galveston, Texas
Primary: Dr. Jenna Lamphere
(409) 740-4758
jlamphere@tamug.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: biodiversity, systematics, coastal wetlands, climate change, evolution,trophic ecology, biogeochemistry, physical oceanography, paleoclimatology, coastal geology, tsunami modeling, ocean engineering
Comments: The website for applications normally opens in December, with applications due in mid-February.
Ocean and Coastal ResEArch ExperieNces for UndergraduateS (OCEANUS)Abstract of Award
University of Texas at Austin
REU in Subtropical Marine Ecosystems
Texas
Primary: Dr. Deana Erdner
(361) 749-6719
UTMSI.REU@gmail.com
Research Topics/Keywords: Coastal studies, physical oceanography; marine and estuarine ecology, Marine fisheries science, Mariculture, Biogeochemistry, Plankton, Benthic invertebrates, Climate studies, Molecular methods
Comments: Due to Hurricane Harvey damage, this program will not be hosting an REU site in 2018, please check back for summer 2019 opportunities.
REU in Subtropical Marine EcosystemsAbstract of Award
Texas A&M University Main Campus
REU: Observing the Ocean
Department of Oceanography
College Station, Tx, Texas
Primary: Dr. Lisa Campbell
(979) 845-5706
OceanREU@geos.tamu.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Oceanography, ocean observing, engineering, physical oceanography, ocean acidification, harmful algal blooms, pollution, chemistry, , gliders, GIS, ocean-atmosphere
Comments: The application website opens in January and applications are due in mid-February.
REU: Observing the OceanAbstract of Award
Norfolk, Virginia
Primary: Dr. Roger Harvey
(757) 683-5657
rharvey@odu.edu
Secondary: Shannon Cofield
scofi002@odu.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: coastal zone flooding and sea level rise; Chesapeake Bay and coastal oceanography; environmental geochemistry and pollutants; ocean acidification; ocean modeling
Comments: The application website is available in early January with the deadline for applications about March 1st
An Interdisciplinary Program at Old Dominion University for the Study of Metropolitan Coastal Environments and CommunitiesAbstract of Award
Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Virginia Institution of Marine Science, Summer Intern Program (SIP)
Office of Academic Studies
Gloucester Point, Virginia
Primary: Mrs. Jenny Dreyer
(804) 684-7903
intern@vims.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: marine science, oceanography, biology, chemistry, physics, geology, coastal studies, ecology, estuarine science
Comments: The application website opens in December and applications are due in early February.
Virginia Institution of Marine Science, Summer Intern Program (SIP)Abstract of Award
Western Washington University, Anacortes, WA.
REU Site at the Shannon Point Marine Center, Washington State
Shannon Point Marine Center
Anacortes, Washington
Primary: Dr. Brian Bingham
(360) 650-7400
Brian.bingham@wwu.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: productivity & nutrient cycling in watersheds; marine microbial ecology; physiology of symbiosis; larval development; physiology, marine invertebrates; coastal oceanography & ecology
Comments: Applications from underserved, underrepresented, and underprivileged groups are encouraged. Application website opens in January with application deadline in March.
REU Site at the Shannon Point Marine Center, Washington StateAbstract of Award
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