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Coastal Ocean Systems and Sustainability at the Wrigley Marine Science Center

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This NSF-funded REU program will support ten highly motivated undergraduate students to conduct independent but guided research that focuses on Coastal Ocean Systems during an intensive 10-week program at the USC Wrigley Marine Science Center on Catalina Island, CA.

The program will provide students with hands-on research experience, training in laboratory and field methodologies, introductory lectures and special seminars in oceanography and marine science, academic and career advisement, as well as group activities and field trips to explore different parts of Catalina Island.

Support will include:

A stipend of $500/week

Housing at the WMSC on Catalina Island and at USC's main campus in Los Angeles

Access to waterfront, kayaks, wet suits, and snorkeling gear

Reimbursement for travel from home institutions, up to $500

Transportation between the WMSC (Catalina) and USC's main campus (mainland)
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Participating Institution(s):
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University of Southern California (Lead)
Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Southern California

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Environmental Sciences
Marine Sciences & Oceanography

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

Page last updated 6/26/2021
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