[MARMAM] Tuition Reduction to Study Whales and Student Papers Available

Beam Reach Marine Science and Sustainability School lister at beamreach.org
Tue Dec 11 13:21:23 PST 2007


We've just been given the opportunity to offer a $1,500 tuition reduction to study orcas in the wild for our Spring 2008 program.  Applications must be received by January 7, 2008.

Spend 10 weeks studying killer whales in the Pacific Northwest.

Beam Reach is for you if you want to:
-study endangered orcas in the wild
-work with experts in killer whale conservation
-learn about marine conservation and sustainability
-sail on a biodiesel electric catamaran
-learn in a small group and get lots of individual time with instructors
-work on science that matters and your own research project
-explore the San Juan Islands in the Pacific Northwest
-earn 18 credits from the University of Washington

Find out if Beam Reach is for you:
http://www.beamreach.org/is-beam-reach-for-you.html?1tr081mrm071211

Apply Now!
http://beamreach.org/application.html?2tr081mrm071211

Let us know if you have any questions.  tracy at beamreach.org

You can also see the results from the Fall 2007 class.  There are 10 student papers posted on-line.  They all focus on the endangered killer whales of the Pacific Northwest.  Here are two titles to give you an idea of what you can learn by reading them:

Vessel noise and orca vocalization: Implications for policy
Alexandra Kougantakis
http://beamreach.org/071/papers/final-paper-alex071.pdf?3tr081mrm071211

Relationship between depth and southern resident killer whale echolocation click production
Anne Harmann
http://beamreach.org/071/papers/final-paper-anne071.pdf?4tr081mrm071211

See them all here:
http://beamreach.org/071/?5tr081mrm071205

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Dr. Scott Veirs, President  206.251.5554
Tracy Smith, Admissions 800.839.7495




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