Student Field Research

Marine Ecology Field Experience -October 2018

During this semester’s Fall Break, eight intrepid Marine Ecology students squeezed themselves into the ENVS departmental van alongside microscopes, buckets, and zooplankton nets, and made their way down to Florida panhandle at Apalachicola Bay.  After a brief orientation to the ecosystems of Apalachicola Bay, St. Joseph Bay, and the Gulf of Mexico provided at the… Continue reading Marine Ecology Field Experience -October 2018

Internships, Student Field Research, Student Research

Summer REU: Camille Mosley (C’19)

In November of her junior year, ENVS/BS student Camille Mosley started her search for a summer internship. She knew it was going to take time to find the right opportunity to explore her interests in ecology and scientific education.  In her search, she used the abundant resources of The Career Center, specifically the Green Career Cluster… Continue reading Summer REU: Camille Mosley (C’19)

Student Field Research

ENVS 242: Field Studies in Ancient & Modern Environments (spring 2018)

Photo credit: Meg Withers Over spring break 2018, eleven students accompanied Professor Tony Martin on his bi-annual field course to San Salvador, Bahamas. Their experience in the field was not only rich in learning, but eye-opening in a host of other meaningful ways. Some of them were gracious enough to provide us with a brief reflection of… Continue reading ENVS 242: Field Studies in Ancient & Modern Environments (spring 2018)

Student Field Research

Sapelo Island – spring 2018

Since 1997, Professor Tony Martin of the Department of Environmental Sciences has upheld a biannual tradition by leading a weekend field trip to Sapelo Island on the Georgia coast, with the weekend of February 23-25 as the latest version. This field trip is a required "shake-down cruise" for the students before they go to San Salvador… Continue reading Sapelo Island – spring 2018

Graduate Research, Student Field Research

BS/MPH 4+1 student, Miranda Mitchell, conducts field research in Costa Rica

Photos in this piece are courtesy of Stanimira Deleva with the Brunca Bats Project  in Costa Rica Miranda Mitchell (4+1 BS/MPH) plans to research the disease ecology of bats in Costa Rica. Her primary advisor is Professor Thomas Gillespie, whose research focuses on global health, biodiversity and conservation. We caught up with Miranda at the end… Continue reading BS/MPH 4+1 student, Miranda Mitchell, conducts field research in Costa Rica

Student Field Research, Student Research

Field Season at Rocky Mountain Biological Lab

Andriana Miljanic (C'17) is spending part of her summer in Crested Butte, Colorado as part of Professor Brosi's field research team. She is documenting her experience for us in mini-blog posts and pictures each week. We are thrilled to follow along with Andriana as she studies in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Blog post 1:… Continue reading Field Season at Rocky Mountain Biological Lab