Alaska Field Experience

Summer 2012

Coastal Marine Biology and Geology of Alaska
MARB 415, MARB 689 or as an internship

Please contact Dr. Davis at (281) 250-7839 or for more information.

Travel to south-central Alaska for this three credit hour field course or internship.  For 12 days, students will live and study at the remote Alice Cove Research Station located along the shores of Prince William Sound.  Students will learn about the marine biology and geology of this area and participate in research on sea otter behavioral ecology.  An overland day trip will be made to explore the Copper River Delta and visit the Childs and Sheridan Glaciers.  There are no prerequisites.  Field course fee is $2,150, airfare to Anchorage and Cordova not included.  Dates: Session 1 June 1-13; Session 2 June 16-27; Session 3 pending; Session 4 July 21-Aug 1; Session 5 August 4-15.  Enrollment will be limited to six persons per session.  Participating graduate students are eligible for a travel grant.