• Bermuda
Subject Areas
Biochemistry Biology Chemistry Earth Sciences Ecology Environmental Studies Life Sciences Marine Biology Meteorology Natural Sciences Oceanography Physics Wildlife Sciences +3

Program Details

Program Type
Degree Level
Associates Bachelors Masters PhD.
Apartment Dormitory


Starting Price
Price Details
Includes tuition, campus accommodation and all meals

All summer course students can apply to BIOS for scholarships to assist with the course fee

3-week course
What's Included
Accommodation Some Activities Classes Meals Wifi
What's Not Included
Some Accommodation Airfare Domestic Airfare Airport Transfers SIM cards Transportation Travel Insurance Visa
What's Not Included (Extra)

Travel expenses and medical/travel insurance are not covered and are the responsibility of the student

Mar 05, 2021
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About Program

Modern Observational Oceanography (COURSE NOT AVAILABLE IN 2021)

Instructors: Dr. Rod Johnson (BIOS), Ruth Curry (BIOS), Dr. Maureen Conte (BIOS and MBL), Dr. Damian Grundle (BIOS), Dr. Amy Maas (BIOS)

This course will provide students with a broad introduction to and practical experience in the field of observational oceanography utilizing a variety of state-of-the-art technologies and methods.

Open to senior undergraduate and postgraduate students enrolled in oceanography programs. Adequate standing in university-level physics and chemistry courses is required. MATLAB will be used for analysis and visualization of data, but prior experience is NOT required. SCUBA certification is also not required.


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Program Highlights

  • Participate in an overnight BATS sampling cruise to the Hydrostation S time series site aboard R/V Atlantic Explorer
  • Hands-on learning about autonomous sampling technology by deploying gliders from our fleet of AUVs
  • Learn about ocean observations collected by the commercial container vessel Oleander
  • Conduct a "diurnal cycle" experiment
  • Work on an individual project utilizing state-of-the-art methods, technology and instrumentation

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