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REU SITE: Research Experience for Undergraduates: Analyzing Global Databases

Lead PI: Dr. Dallas Abbott

Unit Affiliation: Marine Geology & Geophysics, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

June 2010 - November 2014
Inactive
Global
Project Type: Research Outreach Education

DESCRIPTION: Intern program for undergraduate students to help them develop research questions, research skills, and the ability to present their research to others outside of their specialized discipline.

OUTCOMES: Each student intern completes a research project while attending focus sessions, group meetings, and training. The program trained 28 students, each of whom produced a presentation. The project also produced 19 published research papers.

SPONSOR:

National Science Foundation (NSF)

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$369,208

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY COLLABORATORS:

Barnard College

EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS:

IODP Management International, Inc. 

WEBSITE:

https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1003931&HistoricalAwards=false

KEYWORDS

undergraduates outreach research education