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  • Sandra Hunkele
    ... plus. ... -- Sandra J. Hunkele --~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~~----~------~--~--- The Florida State University Department of
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 2, 2007
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      >Graduate Student Research Opportunity in Remote Sensing of Invasive Plants
      >The Department of Geography at Miami University (Ohio) is seeking
      >applicants for a graduate research assistantship in their
      M.A. program for
      >the 2008-2009 academic year. The successful applicant will play an
      >important role in a recently funded USDA National Research Initiative
      >(NRI) Competitive Grants Program, Biology of Weedy and Invasive Species in
      >Agroecosystems Grant to study the effect of landscape structure on
      >invasion dynamics of the invasive shrub Lonicera maackii (Amur
      >Honeysuckle) in southwest Ohio. The graduate student will be encouraged to
      >develop a thesis directly related to this work.
      >Minimum qualifications: 1) Bachelors degree in geography, environmental
      >science, ecology, or related field AND 2) experience with remote sensing
      >and image processing software. Field- and GPS experience (Trimble) are a plus.
      >Funding includes a tuition waiver, academic year stipend (approximately
      >$11,600), summer stipend of $2045, and funding for research-related
      >expenses. The assistantship has funding available for two years, with
      >second year funding contingent upon satisfactory progress toward the M.A.
      >Miami University is located in Oxford, Ohio, situated in a rural setting
      >about 45 minutes from Cincinnati. The cost of living is quite affordable
      >in the area with easy access to the cities of Cincinnati and Dayton. The
      >Department of Geography at Miami University supports a small graduate
      >program where students benefit from personal interaction with faculty and
      >their fellow graduate students.
      >Please contact Dr. Mary C. Henry (mary.henry@...
      ) for more
      >information and visit the department website at

      Sandra J. Hunkele
      The Florida State University
      Department of Geography
      Bellamy Building, Room 320
      113 Collegiate Loop
      Tallahassee, FL, USA 32306-2190
      Homepage: URL: http://sjhunkele.googlepages.com
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