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In the Canopy with Wheelchairs & Tardigrades


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Academic Level:
Undergraduate Students

Description:
NSF:REU: Summer Research Project that will conduct vertical tansects into the tall trees of the Transition Forest on the edge of the tall grass prairie. We will document the density, diversity, distribution, and chemistry of the animals of the phylum Tardigrada (Water Bears) at different levels in different species of tree.

Only 8 positions on team, 4 planned for students with an ambulatory disablity. Stipend and housing provided with travel and food allowance.

Project is physical, intense and directed toward producing student authored publications.

Contact for more information:

William Miller or Meg Lowman at: REU-Canopy@BakerU.edu


Participating Institution(s):
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Baker University (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Biology
Chemistry
Ecology & Evolution
Entomology
Forestry
Plant Sciences
Spatial/Geographic Information Systems
Statistics
STEM Fields
Zoology

Keywords:
Biodiversity
Biogeography
Biostatistics
Ecological Modeling
Habitat Mapping
Invertebrates
Natural History

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)


Page last updated 10/27/2016
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