Study Orca Whales in Spring 2011 – priority deadline Jan. 3rd

Get off-campus and study wild orcas for 10 weeks next spring!  Apply now to conduct your own research with the Beam Reach Marine Science and Sustainability School.

Beam Reach is for you if you want to:
— study endangered orcas in the wild
— explore their ecosystem from phytoplankton to salmon
— use advanced bioacoustic tools in your own research project
— network with experts in marine conservation
— learn to sail a biodiesel-electric catamaran
— voyage through the San Juan Islands in the Pacific Northwest
— earn 18 credits from the University of Washington

Check it out at:

We are still accepting applications for the spring 2011 program (Mar 28 – Jun 03) and the fall 2011 program (Aug 22 – Oct 28).  But hurry, the next monthly review date is January 3, 2011.  Apply now:

To apply you should have completed your first year of college, be interested in the marine environment, and want to spend 10 weeks off-campus in an intensive field research experience.  A great way to see if Beam Reach is for you is to read students’ blog posts.

Let us know if you have any questions!
Dr. Scott Veirs