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Spring 2019 FISH 497 B: Special Topics: FieldNotes

Help produce FieldNotes – an environmental journal focused on promoting undergraduate research and telling inspiring stories about the world around us. Work with a team to create the next issue of FieldNotes by writing and editing short articles, capturing imagery, designing the layout, and more!

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Population Dynamics & Ecosystem Science (PopDy and EcoSci) Workshop (Newport, OR)

Spend two weeks at the Hatfield Marine Science Center on the beautiful, central Oregon coast! Work with dynamic professionals from academia, state and federal agencies, and the seafood industry; learn about career opportunities, and build your skills in quantitative science!

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UW instructors get out of their comfort zone and adopt classroom technologies to enhance the student learning experience

Marine biology instructor José Guzmán flipped his classroom; upending the traditional way of teaching and learning, with instructors delivering lectures online so students can learn outside the classroom at their own pace and time. More interactive activities, such as tackling case studies, move into the classroom, allowing students to work together and with the instructor to solve problems. Video has become a key tool to deliver important material outside the classroom, which had been previously done in a lecture format.

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FISH 427: Tropical Marine Biology

By examining the biogeography, evolution, and ecology of coral reefs, mangroves, and sea grass beds, provides an integrated overview of tropical-systems biology. Integrates ecological and physiological concepts in order to show how anthropogenic stressors such as increased temperature, pollution, and ocean acidification can impact the resilience of tropical marine ecosystems.

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Q SCI 497 Special Topics: Agent Based Modelling (winter 2019)

Q SCI 497 Special Topics in Quantitative Science: Agent Based Modelling (4 credits)

Agent-based models (aka individual-based models) provide a flexible framework for creating simple representations of complex phenomena in the life, social and physical sciences. In this play-based course we will learn to design, build and perform computational experiments using agent-based models. Along the way you will learn useful programming and data visualization skills

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Friday Harbor Labs Info Session: Thursday, November 8 3:30 pm, FSH 113

Learn from advisers and faculty how you can spend spring quarter at the UW’s marine field station on San Juan Island.

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FISH 464: Arctic Marine Vertebrate Ecology

course flyer for FISH 464 winter 2019

FISH 464 Arctic Marine Vertebrate Ecology (4cr) – TTh 11:30-12:50, Th 1:30-2:50 or 3:00-4:20
Learn how Arctic marine ecosystems are structured and function, explore adaptations and challenges of upper-level Arctic marine predators, and find out how species and populations are affected by changes in the Arctic.
NW, BIOL 180 prerequisite

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AIS 375: Engaging the Waterways class (autumn 2018)

AIS 375 is a special topics course titled Engaging the Waterways and will look specifically at the geographical, ecological, and cultural history of the physical campus grounds. It’s a hands-on course centered around the arrival of the Willapa Spirit honor canoe on campus this Autumn and will include walking tours, hearing from Native community elders and Canoe Families, and field expeditions.

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Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences summer courses

Each summer, BIOS offers a suite of courses for both undergraduate and graduate students that capitalizes upon the expertise of our faculty and visiting scientists. These courses, listed below, provide many students the opportunity to study topics in marine science that might not be offered within the curricula of their home institutions. Each course comprises lectures, laboratory exercises, and complementary field components that build upon what is learned in the classroom. Partial scholarships may be available to all students.

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Autumn Semester at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution accepting applications

Semester at WHOI (SAW) is an undergraduate residential “study-away” opportunity at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Woods Hole, MA, on Cape Cod. The program features a for-credit, semester-long research experience directly advised by a WHOI scientist or engineer as well as the opportunity to take graduate-level courses modified for undergraduate credit. The combination of research project and coursework constitute a full semester of credit that is transferable to the student’s home institution. 

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