Advanced Research in Environmental Studies with P. Yu

Fall 2016, Winter 2017, and Spring 2017 quarters

Taught by

marine science

Rigorous quantitative and qualitative research is an important component of academic learning in Environmental Studies. This independent learning opportunity is designed to allow advanced students to delve into real-world research with faculty who are currently engaged in specific projects. The program will help students develop vital skills in research design, data acquisition and interpretation, written and oral communication, collaboration, and critical thinking skills—all of which are of particular value for students who are pursuing a graduate degree, as well as for graduates who are already in the job market.

Pauline Yu studies the developmental physiology and ecology of marine invertebrates. She is interested in the biochemistry of the seawater-organism interface, developmental nutritional biochemistry and metabolic depression, invasive species, carbonate chemistry (ocean acidification), and cultural relationships with foods from the sea. Students have the opportunity to collaboratively develop lines of inquiry for lab and/or field studies in ecology, developmental biology, physiology, marine carbonate chemistry and mariculture.

Program Details

Fields of Study

environmental studies marine science zoology

Preparatory For

environmental studies,  marine science, and zoology.

Quarters

Fall Signature Winter Signature Spring Signature

Location and Schedule

Campus Location

Olympia

Time Offered

Day

Online Learning

No Required Online Learning