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Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

2019 NGA REU students
2019 NGA LTER REU cohort.

NOTE: We will not be hosting a REU in 2022. Stay tuned for 2023.


The Northern Gulf of Alaska Long Term Ecological Research (NGA LTER) project invites undergraduate students to participate in our interdisciplinary program.

The NGA LTER is one site within the national LTER network. Our research team investigates the features, mechanisms, and processes that support NGA ecosystem production and foster its resilience. Scientists conduct field work, including ship-based experiments, run computer models of the ocean, and communicate findings to students and the public through education and outreach partners.

In 2021, we are pleased to offer two REU announcements:

  • Ocean Sciences REU – open to any undergraduate with interest in marine science, biology, chemistry, and/or physics.
  • Alaska Native REU – Open to undergraduates with Alaska Native heritage, who are interested in the oceanography of the Gulf of Alaska and/or promoting partnership with other disciplines. This includes (but is not limited to) students with interest in visual arts, music, education, engineering, communication and/or science.

Funding from the U.S. National Science Foundation provides participant financial support, including a $5760 stipend.

The application process for the 2021 Ocean Sciences REU program is now closed. Please see our Ocean Sciences REU and Alaska Native REU announcements for more details.

Questions? Please contact projectmanager.ngalter@gmail.com


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