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Summer 2018 field course schedule now available!

What are you doing next summer? Check out our Summer 2018 field course offerings.

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Introduction to Data Analysis with R (4-Day Workshop)

R is a flexible, powerful and free software application for statistics and data analysis. It is used in a wide variety of research disciplines, and has become increasingly popular in recent years. This 4-day workshop aims to provide graduate students, upper-level undergraduates, academic faculty and other researchers, with essential skills for analyzing data with R.…
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Intermediate Data Analysis with R (4-day workshop)

This 4-day workshop is for those who have some prior experience with R, and who want to augment their abilities. A review of linear regression models will be followed by introductions to extensions of linear models, including generalized linear models (GLMs), and linear mixed-effects models. To complement the statistical topics that are implemented during the…
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Our undergraduate experiential learning results in significant discovery about predicting biodiversity.

This new study, published online today, is the result of data collected by our undergraduate students as part of their field course, Coastal Community Ecology.

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Field Mycology

OveriewWhat to expectOveriew Overview: Survey and field/lab identification of fungi in the Ascomycota and Basidiomycota phyla. Independent field research project. Lectures will cover the basic biology and ecology of the Ascomycota and Basidiomycota. Research Skills: Identification of common genera and species in the Ascomycota and Basidiomycota. Appropriate practices used to collect, store, and describe macro-fungi…
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In Pursuit of the Whale

OverviewWhat to expectOverview Instructors: Dr. Greg Garrard, Dr. Nicholas Bradley The course will involve close study of literature and films relating to whales and whaling, employing theoretical concepts from ecocriticism (environmentally-oriented cultural criticism) and critical animal studies. Making good use of the proximity of wild cetaceans, historic whaling sites, and the contemporary cultural industry of…
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Marine Terrestrial Interactions

OverviewWhat to expectOverview Instructors: Dr. Paul Spence, Lindsay Davidson Overview: Marine Terrestrial Interactions will explore the biological and physical processes that link marine and terrestrial communities of coastal B.C. Experiential based learning will be a key focus with students spending the majority of their time conducting field research. Overall, the course will be structured in…
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Welcome to the 2017 Fall Semester students!

The Fall Semester is an intense, immersion, marine sciences experience at the fourth-year, senior undergraduate level.

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Thinking of our friends and colleagues at UTMSI in the wake of Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey caused extensive damage during the weekend at University of Texas Marine Science Institutes’s main facilities in Port Aransas.

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