Undergraduate research

Looking for undergraduate student researchers: 2015 Hubbard Brook REU program

Water quality, soils and fluvial geomorphology of a headwater stream network Seeking 4 undergraduate student researchers for National Science Foundation funded REU program at the Hubbard Brook LTER site in New Hampshire. Project description: Where do forests end and streams begin? This seemingly simple question turns out to defy an easy answer. Headwater streams, such …

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3 more weeks to apply for summer REU position in New Hampshire

Applications for the Hubbard Brook Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program are due by February 6 – that’s just 3 weeks away!  We are seeking a student to work on a hillslope hydrology project looking at how water travels through soils on its way to streams in forested ecosystems.  See our post from Dec. 11th …

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Summer 2013 REU at Hubbard Brook on Hillslope Hydrology project

Hillslope hydrology component of the Hubbard Brook REU: We are seeking applicants for an REU position at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest in New Hampshire.  The program is a multidisciplinary project where students participate in a research project and also engage in outreach projects designed to help develop skills in communicating ecosystem information to broad audiences. The program …

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Maggie Zimmer receives AGU Outstanding Student Paper Award

Congratulations to Maggie Zimmer, winner of a 2011 Outstanding Student Paper Award at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting.  Maggie presented her Hubbard Brook research that began with an REU project during the summer of 2010.  Maggie is now a graduate student at Syracuse University. Zimmer M., Bailey, S., McGuire, K., 2011. Fine scale variations of surface water …

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Project update: Spring break ground-penetrating radar & REU

About a month ago, JP and Cody drove up to Hubbard Brook to spend their spring break running a ground-penetrating radar (GPR) survey in Watershed 3 to estimate depth to bedrock and glacial till thickness.  Both JP and Cody’s projects are part of our Hydropedology project, which is focused on explaining the spatial and temporal variation …

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Another undergraduate research program opportunity!

Another REU opportunity! I am also participating in an REU program based at Virginia Tech. It’s an interdisciplinary program with a focus on the local Blacksburg watershed. The program is called Dynamics of Water and Societal Systems: An Interdisciplineary Research Program at the Virginia Tech StREAM Lab. My component falls under the physical sciences section …

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Hillslope hydrology undergraduate research opportunity at Hubbard Brook

The National Science Foundation is funding two REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) positions at Hubbard Brook this summer as part of the Long Term Ecological Research program (see the HBRF webpage for details or our opportunities webpage) ($5000 stipend for the summer + living expenses). One of the those positions is with our Hydropedology project and …

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