Freshwater fish ecology and conservation
Mentors & Lab: Morgan Abbott (Junior Specialist) and Eric Palkovacs (PI) – Freshwater and Coastal Ecology Lab
Tentative dates: June 20-Aug 26
Project Location: Coastal Science Campus with day trips to streams and estuaries from Big Sur to SF
Project Background: Intern will assist with long-term studies of native fishes of the Central California Coast. Projects focus on understanding the ecological responses of native fishes to climate change, wildfire, and other disturbances.
Intern duties: Intern will assist with field sampling, collection of data in the laboratory, data entry, and analysis.
Intern qualifications: Intern should have some experience with field work and lab work. Experience working in streams and estuaries preferred. Training in the specific details of the projects will be provided.
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