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Central Washington University
REU Site: Hazards and Risks of Climate Change in the Pacific Northwest
Department of Geological Sciences
Ellensburg, Washington
Primary: Dr. Anne Egger
(509) 963-2870
annegger@geology.cwu.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: climate science, ecology, geography, geology, sociology
Abstract of Award
University of Texas at Austin
REU Site: Climate Impacts in Semi-Arid Regions
Environmental Science Institute and Center for Research in Water Resources
Austin, Texas
Primary: Patrick Stafford
(512) 471-4974
reu@esi.utexas.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Environmental Sciences including geology, biology, ecology, geography, hydrology and engineering
Abstract of Award
College Station, Texas
Primary: Georgianne Moore
(979) 845-3765
gwmoore@tamu.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: water, climate, ecohydrology, diversity, interdisciplinary, international
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Earth Sciences, Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences
El Paso, Texas
Primary: Dr. Diane Doser
(915) 747-5851
utep-roccs@utep.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Geology (Structural Geology, Mineralogy, Sedimentology, Geochemistry, Environmental), Geophysics and Geoscience Education
Abstract of Award
Oklahoma State University
REU Site: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Stream Restoration Projects Based
Biosystems and Ag Engineering
STILLWATER, Oklahoma
Primary: Dr. Shannon Brewer
(405) 744-9841
shannon.brewer@okstate.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Hydrological Sciences, Biological Sciences, Engineering
Abstract of Award
North Carolina State University
REU Site: Basic and Environmental Soil Science Training (BESST)
Soil Science
Raleigh, North Carolina
Primary: Dr. Josh Heitman
(919) 513-1593
jlheitman@ncsu.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Geosciences and Soil Science
Abstract of Award
Columbia University Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory
Research Experience for Undergradutes: Analyzing Global Databases
Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory
Palisaides, New York
Primary: Dallas Abbott
(845) 365-8664
dallas@ldeo.columbia.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Geology, Petrology, Physical Oceanography,Marine Biology, Geochemistry, and Geophysics
Comments: The application website will open in January with applications due at the end of February.
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Ocean Sciences, Earth Sciences
American Museum of Natural History
REU Program in Earth Sciences and Astrophysics at the American Museum of Natural History
Division of Physical Sciences
New York, New York
Primary: Dr. Charles Liu
(212) 496-3579
cliu@amnh.org
Secondary: James D. Webster
(212) 769-5401
jdw@amnh.org
Research Topics/Keywords: earth science, planetary science, astrophysics
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Earth Sciences
Rutgers University Newark
REU Site: Dynamic Urban Environmental Systems and Sustainability in Newark, NJ
Dept. of Earth & Environmental Sciences
Newark, New Jersey
Primary: Dr. Alexander Gates
(973) 353-5034
agates@rutgers.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Environmental Sciences: Earth Sciences, Ecology, Environmental Geophysics, Soils, Environmental Geochemistry/BioGeochemistry
Abstract of Award
Kansas City, Missouri
Primary: Dr. Tina M. Niemi
(816) 235-5342
niemit@umkc.edu
Secondary: Dr. Cathy Busby
(805) 893-4068
cathy.busby@ucsb.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Tectonics, Sedimentology, Volcanology, Petrology, Geochemistry, Geochronology, Quaternary Geology
Comments: This REU site is in collaboration with the University of California - Santa Barbara
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: International Science and Engineering
Macalester College
Keck Geology Consortium
Geology Department
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Primary: Dr. Karl Wirth
wirth@macalester.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: paleontology, structural geology, stratigraphy, petrology, geochemistry, tectonics, hydrology, geophysics
Abstract of Award
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Research Experience for Undergraduates Site on Sustainable Land and Water Resources
St. Anthony Falls Laboratory
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Primary: Dr. Diana Dalbotten
(612) 624-4608
dalbo001@umn.edu
Secondary: Dr. Antony Berthelote
(406) 250-5382
antony_berthelote@skc.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Civil Engineering, Geology, Environmental Engineering, Hydrology, Sedimentation, Coastal Restoration, River Restoration, Ecology
Abstract of Award
260 miles north of Ann Arbor, Michigan
Primary: Dr. David Karowe
(269) 387-5630
karowe@wmich.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Ecology & Atmospheric Sciences: Global Change, Botany, Zoology, Biogeochemistry, Chemistry, Physics, Meteorology
Comments: Interdisciplinary program focused on the ecological and atmospheric causes and consequences of global change
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Biological Sciences, Earth Sciences
Lafayette, Louisiana
Primary: Dr. Taylor Sloey
(337) 482-5929
tsloey@louisiana.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: watershed science, hydrology, estuarine ecology, civil engineering
Cofunded: Ocean Sciences
University of Northern Iowa
Interdisciplinary Research Experience in Hyperspectral Imaging (IDREHSI)
GeoInformatics Training, Research, Education, and Extension Center
Cedar Falls, Iowa
Primary: Dr. Bingqing Liang
(319) 273-3609
bingqing.liang@uni.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Hyperspectral Imaging and Chemistry, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Biology, Forestry, Physics,Chemistry, Computer Science, Geographic Information Science (GISc).
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Department of Defense (DoD)
Northern Illinois University
REU Site: Water resources and quality in the Riviera Maya, Mexico
Dept. of Geology & Environ. Geosciences
DeKalb, Illinois
Primary: Dr. Melissa Lenczewski
(815) 753-7937
lenczewski@niu.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Geosciences, Environmental Sciences
Comments: This REU site is in collaboration with Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) and Centro de Investigación Científica de Yucatán (CICY)
Abstract 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
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Ocean Sciences
Smithsonian Institution
REU Site: Natural History Research Experiences
National Museum of Natural History(NMNH)
Washington, DC, District Of Columbia
Primary: Virginia Power
(202) 633-1055
powerv@si.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: geoscience, planets, asteroids, mineralogy, petrology, volcanology, paleobiology, oceanography, environmental, evolution,biodiversity, taxonomy,genomics,anthropology,archaeology,ethnology,linguistics
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Biological Sciences, Earth Sciences
Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology
Undergraduate Summer Research in Seismology
District Of Columbia
Primary: Michael Hubenthal
(607) 777-4612
hubenth@iris.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Seismology
Abstract of Award
University of Colorado Boulder
REU Site: Research Experience for Community College Students (RECCS) in Critical Zone Science
Cooperative Institute of Research in Environmental Science (CIRES)
Boulder, Colorado
Primary: Dr. Lesley Smith
(303) 735-1750
Lesley.Smith@colorado.edu
Secondary: Dr. Anne Gold
(303) 735-5514
anne.u.gold@colorado.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Critical Zone Science
Abstract of Award
University of Southern California
REU Site: Undergraduate Studies in Earthquake Information Technology (SCEC/UseIT)
Southern California Earthquake Center Undergraduate Laboratory
Los Angeles, California
Primary: Mark Benthien
(213) 740-0323
benthien@usc.edu
Secondary: tjordan@usc.edu
(213) 821-1237
tjordan@usc.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Grand challenge problems in earthquake system science, High Performance Computing, Visualization and Data Analysis Tools
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Earth Sciences, Computer and Information Science and Engineering
Orange, California
Primary: Dr. Christopher S. Kim
(714) 628-7363
cskim@chapman.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Earth and environmental sciences
Abstract of Award
Tucson, Arizona
Primary: Dr. Katerina Dontsova
(601) 868-0279
dontsova@email.arizona.edu
Research Topics/Keywords: Earth system science, environmental science, ecology, hydrology, geosciences, soil science,
Abstract of Award
Cofunded: Department of Defense (DoD)