Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research

Title: Urban Ecology REU

Website: https://caplter.asu.edu 

Description: The Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research (CAP LTER) program is a long-term research site in the Phoenix metropolitan area. REU opportunities focus on understanding the ecology of this urban environment situated in the Sonoran desert and may include investigations of biota, wetlands, or residential landscapes in field and/or laboratory/office settings. REU students will also take part in weekly seminars with other undergraduate researchers that introduce students to multidisciplinary approaches to understanding urban systems.

Location: Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona

Start and End dates: 6/3/2019 – 8/2/2019

Fellowship positions available: 1

Are the dates flexible? Yes

Eligibility and Requirements: GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Summer Stipend: $400.00/week for 10 weeks; $4,000.00 total

Other services provided: Housing is provided, Airfare/ mileage is provided, Research materials or equipment are provided, There are other weekly educational opportunities on-site for students e.g. seminars, We have career development / awareness activities in place.