Marine Immersion at the Shoals Marine Laboratory

Marine Immersion at the Shoals Marine Laboratory

What

An intensive 2-credit course for incoming freshmen, surveying a range of marine-related fields (with emphasis on biology and ecology), research approaches, and organisms.  Marine Immersion will introduce students to the breadth, excitement and challenges of marine science through lectures, demonstrations, and field experience offered by a cohort of UNH faculty and through short research projects carried out at the Shoals Marine Laboratory on Appledore Island.

Where

This course is based at the world class Shoals Marine Laboratory on Appledore Island where students and some faculty will be in residence.  Operated jointly by UNH and Cornell University, the island is located 10 miles off the coast of New Hampshire and is equipped with modern dormitory, dining and research facilties.

When

The Marine Immersion course is a eight day program offered August 14-21, 2017.

Costs

The total cost for 2017 is $1537 for residents of New Hampshire, $1625 for non-residents.

Who can apply

The Marine Immersion course is open to UNH incoming first year students.

How to apply

Students interested in the Marine Immersion course should contact Jessica Bolker by e-mail (jessica.bolker@unh.edu) or telephone (603.862.0071).