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Critical Zone Collaborative Network Research Experiences For Undergraduates (CZNET-REU)

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Academic Level:
For most summer research programs, this is your upcoming status as of the fall. Always check with the individual program's website for details.

Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

Note: this opportunity encourages applications from community college students.

This program will place undergraduate students at one of the nearly 50 CZ Network research sites distributed in diverse geographic settings across the continental US. Critical Zone science is becoming more important as we try to understand the Earth?s living skin, from the top of the vegetation canopy to the depths of the groundwater and all the interactions taking place within that shape our environment and all life within it.

Your training involves:

- Developing research knowledge and skills, as well as interest in Critical Zone (CZ) science.

- Learning to do interdisciplinary and collaborative science in a network.

- Connecting CZ science to society.

Benefits of the program:

- Network-wide exchange of data, information, and learning from students and researchers across the Critical Zone Collaborative Network.

- Paid research experience: $6,000 stipend, travel subsidy, and housing/meals subsidy, travel to and from kick-off meeting, research funds to support project.

Participating Institution(s):
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Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science (Lead)
Brigham Young University
Colorado School of Mines
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
University of Maryland, Baltimore
University of Texas, El Paso

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Environmental Sciences
Geological Sciences

Data Science
Earth System Science
Hydrologic Cycles
Hydrologic Science

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

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