A Summer Research Experience at Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest: Investigating and Communicating Change in Ecosystems
Nine undergraduates will live and work at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest in the White Mountains of New Hampshire for a 10-week, National Science Foundation sponsored program emphasizing both research and public outreach on topics concerning Northern Hardwood Forest ecosystems.

Research areas include: Ecosystem Services, Hydrology, Soils, Stream Invertebrates, Biogeochemistry, Plant Ecology

Research projects will be conducted under the supervision of research mentors active at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest/LTER site. Outreach activities will focus on environmental policy, informal science education, and secondary education, through case-studies and weekly workshops led by scientists and professionals active in science outreach, as well as REU-student led outreach to local students.

Dates:  May 27 through August 5, 2015 (10 weeks)

Eligibility: Undergraduate freshmen, sophomores, juniors, or first semester seniors.  Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. or its possessions.

Stipend: $5000 and free housing.

To apply: Visit www.hubbardbrookreu.org  Applications are due FridayFebruary 6, 2015.

This program is funded by National Science Foundation Grant  DEB #1156844 and is jointly managed by Plymouth State University’s Center for the Environment (http://www.plymouth.edu/center-for-the- environment/) and the Hubbard Brook Research Foundation (http://hubbardbrookfoundation.org/).