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A diverse set of UCI faculty will host a two-week field studies course this summer for UCI graduate students and highly qualified upper division undergraduates interested in learning how to conduct field studies of water resources. Participants will learn an interdisciplinary set of skills used by professionals to monitor water resources including flood risk, aquatic ecology, and wastewater treatment.

Each class will be taught in the field including water treatment plants, marshes, coastal areas, creeks and parks. Participants will learn how to sample different ecological and water quality parameters important to these areas.

Who: UCI Graduate Students and highly qualified upper division undergraduates
When: July 10-21, 2017
Travel Locations: Salton Sea, Irvine Ranch Water District, Aldrich Park, San Joaquin Marsh, and Crystal Cove State Park
Application Deadline: Extended to May 15, 2017
How to Apply: Submit a transcript and 1-2 page statement of interest by May 15, 2017 to Shannon Roback at sroback@uci.edu.