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Center for OLDest Ice EXploration (COLDEX) REU

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

Note: this opportunity encourages applications from community college students.

During your COLDEX REU experience, you will work with ice core scientists and researchers to answer questions that will help in our mission to find the oldest ice in Antarctica and make important contributions to our understanding of Earth's climate history.

Applications are open to current undergraduate students. Due to NSF funding, participants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Note: this REU does not include travel to Antarctica.

Student participants will receive a $6,000 stipend over the course of 10 weeks. Students will be placed in a COLDEX laboratory, with full funding for travel to and from the host institution. Students will also be funded to present their research at the COLDEX annual meeting in Corvallis, Oregon September, and up to $2000 to present their research at a national science conference.

Research topics include:

-Ice core chemical analysis

-Oldest ice exploration

-Ice sheet modeling

-Science communication


Participating Institution(s):
This program has 14 participating institutions.
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Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Atmospheric Sciences
Computational Sciences
Computer & Electrical Engineering
Environmental Sciences
Geological Sciences
Materials Science & Engineering
STEM Fields

Earth System Science
Education Research
Electrical Engineering
Engineering Research
Science Policy

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

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