Coral Reef Conservation and Analysis
January 4-16, 2016
Students will focus on important global marine conservation issues. They will learn to employ the interdisciplinary theory for conservation and develop the practical SCUBA-based skills to solve real conservation problems. This will be an experiential, problem-based learning class in the purest sense.
Students will earn 3 URI credits for NRS 475. This program is open to students in all academic disciplines; however, students must hold a basic open water scuba certification.
Bonaire is a Caribbean island located off the north coast of South America. Along with Aruba and Curaçao, it makes up part of what is known as the ABC islands. Bonaire has a warm, dry (though humid), and windy climate, with an average temperature of 81.5 °F (27.5 °C).
Accommodations and Meals:
Students will be residing at the CIEE (Council for International Educational Exchange) research station while in Bonaire. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided.
Program Fee Includes:
- In-country transportation
- Excursions and cultural activities
- Health insurance
NOTE: All fees subject to change. Students are responsible for their own transportation from the airport to the lab facility.
AIRFARE IS NOT INCLUDED
Application Deadline: October 2, 2015
Final Payment Due: December 1, 2015
For more information, please contact:
Natural Resource Science
Diving Safety Officer
URI Faculty-Led Programs
37 Lower College Road
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