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NSF REU “The Value of Snow” Undergraduate Research Opportunity at University of Nevada, Reno
Job Type: full-time temporary position
Posting Date: 5 Feb 14
Closing Date: 24 Mar 14
Student Stipend: $4,750 + housing & per diem
Location: University of Nevada, Reno
Program Dates: June 9th – August 16th 2014
Application Deadline: March 24th, 2014
The Office of Undergraduate and Interdisciplinary Research (http://environment.unr.edu/), facilitating student involvement in environmental research and education at University of Nevada, Reno, and the Great Basin Institute (http://www.thegreatbasininstitute.org/), an environmental research, education and conservation organization, invite applications for the summer 2014 REU program. Students will explore the intersections of socioeconomic and natural sciences in relation to adaptive watershed management, sponsored by the National Science Foundation. Overview of Program: REU research teams will work in the Eastern Sierra Region of Nevada, specifically within the Lake Tahoe Basin and the surrounding northwestern Great Basin high desert. The program will encompass a wide range of interdisciplinary research, examining the various approaches to assessing, modeling, and managing water resources in the context of global climate change and diminishing snowpack. Participants will gain exposure to diverse scientific inquiries and technologies in order to glean how the socioeconomic and natural sciences inform land use policy and adaptive management of economic and natural resources.
Contact Information:Amber Gallop
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