Course: Kellogg BioStation. Evolutionary Ecol. Jun3-21

Course: Kellogg BioStation. Evolutionary Ecol. Jun3-21

11 February, 2013

Summer Course in Metacommunity Ecology at Kellogg Biological Station
ELME 2013: Metacommunity Ecology and
ELME http://kbs.msu.edu/education/elme> is a summer educational program at the Kellogg Biological Station http://kbs.msu.edu> devoted to Enhancing Linkages between and Ecology. ELME 2013 will focus on metacommunity ecology and evolution. In this advanced hands-on three-week course, students will learn the basics of metacommunity theory and apply their knowledge to independent modeling projects. A wide variety of approaches to spatial ecology will be employed.
Dates:

June 3-21, 2013
Hours:

Mon-Fri 9-5
Instructors:

Mathew Leibold (University of -Austin)

Christopher Klausmeier ( State University)
Target audience:

12-18 graduate students and ; exceptional undergraduates will be considered
Prerequisites:
At least one semester experience in theoretical ecology/evolution. Previous exposure to metacommunity theory useful but not required.
Format:

A mixture of lecture, guided labs, and 1.5 weeks independent/team projects
** KBS Eminent Ecologist Sebastian Diehl June 16-22 **
To apply, email elme2013@kbs.msu.edu the following:
– your CV

– a statement of research interests and why you’d benefit from the course

– a statement of relevant educational/research experience, including related coursework

– the name of a reference who you’ve asked to email a letter of support
Deadline for applications:

March 22, 2013
Financial support to cover room and board and help defray transportation costs is available. Let us know if this is not necessary.
Any questions? Email elme2013@kbs.msu.edu
ELME is supported by MSU and NSF grant DEB-0845825 to C. Klausmeier.

 

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