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2010-10-12 | News

Open aplication for doctoral students in Evaluating resilience of ecological and social systems in changing landscapes of Idaho and Costa Rica

The project is being implemented jointly with the University of Idaho and the Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE) in Costa Rica.

The IGERT: Evaluating resilience of ecological and social systems in changing landscapes of Idaho and Costa Rica is recruiting a total of 24 doctoral students that will work in interdisciplinary teams in Idaho and Costa Rica beginning in 2010 and 2011.The project is being implemented jointly with the University of Idaho and the Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE) in Costa Rica.

Prospective doctoral students with experience in the following subject areas are being recruited:

entomology ° soil science ° agricultural ecology ° restoration plant ecology ° forest resources ° forest ecology ° fire ecology ° landscape ecology °plant virus ecology invasive species ecology ° conservation social sciences ° rural sociology environmental sociology ° rural and community economics ° resource economics hydrology and watershed management ° environmental science.

Application deadline is November 1, 2010

For more information: http://www.cals.uidaho.edu/igert2/prstudents.html