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REU site: Human Impacts on the Colorado Plateau: Place Based Research and Education


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Academic Level:
Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior

Description:
The research theme is place-based research and training which utilizes the unique ecology and cultural diversity of the Colorado Plateau and four corners region. NAU mentors have place based-student centered research projects that are cutting edge, benefit indigenous cultures and are relevant to the local ecology and community. Our research theme allows us to perform frontier science on climate change, ecology, infectious disease, biodiversity, and genetics and the environment.


Participating Institution(s):
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Northern Arizona University (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Chemistry
Conservation Biology & Wildlife
Ecology & Evolution
Environmental Sciences
Forestry
Genetics & Genomics
Microbiology
Natural Resources
STEM Fields

Keywords:
Biodiversity
Climate Change
Genomic Analysis
Infectious Disease
Microbial Biology

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


Page last updated 10/27/2016
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