Project Dates: June 2 - June 7 June, 2019 (2nd 4-Week)
Applications Due March 8, 2019
This field school and research will focus on submerged cultural and biological resource monitoring techniques at ongoing IU research sites in the Florida Keys. Activities will include: monitoring rapid assessments of submerged cultural and biological resources in IU-established park sites, site documentation including photography, and monitoring reports. Independent research credits may be available to qualified students with permission of instructor. A lab fee will be assessed with registration to cover all research diving costs, accommodations, and diving equipment. Students must provide their own round-trip transportation to Quiescience, and food. Open Water Certification dives available during project.
Indiana University’s Academic Diving Program will provide students with all the necessary scuba equipment to be successful in the field. Dates will be arranged for gear check out during final exams week. Students will be responsible for providing their own skin diving equipment (masks, fins, and snorkel).
The cost of this project is tuition plus an $695 lab fee. Students will enroll in SPH-K492 or SPH-K550.
Please contact Sam Haskell (email@example.com) for further course or diving information and Kirsten Hawley (firstname.lastname@example.org) for information about active research.