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

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)

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