Research Experience for Undergraduates on Sustainable Land and Water Resources, National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics

Minneapolis, MN – Fond du Lac Reservation – Flathead Reservation

Job Title: Research Experience for Undergraduates

Organization: National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics

Type of opportunity: The aim of the proposed REU on Sustainable Land and Water Resources is to introduce undergraduate students to the key elements of research on land and water resources that are essential to improving management practices, with a focus on Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) and diverse interdisciplinary research teams. Students will work on one of three teams on projects that integrate Earth-surface dynamics, geology, hydrology, and other disciplines.  Research teams are hosted on two Native American reservations and at the Univ. MN and projects are developed in collaboration with the tribes’ resource management divisions.  The REU incorporates an interdisciplinary team-oriented approach that emphasizes quantitative and predictive methods, CBPR, indigenous research methods, and traditional ecological knowledge.

Desired qualifications: Students in Civil Engineering, Earth Sciences, Hydrology, Chemistry, Biology, Ecology, Sustainability, Mathematics, and related disciplines are invited to apply.

Start and end dates: June 10 – August 16, 2019
How to apply: Visit http://reuslawr.wordpress.com for more information and application.

Application deadline: March 8, 2019

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