[CIG-ALL] Accessible Earth Study Abroad, Orvieto, Italy
rb0 at email.arizona.edu
Fri Feb 19 09:41:16 PST 2016
Please alert your students of this opportunity to study ground and satellite based instruments and computers from Orvieto, Italy. Note that the application deadline has been extended to February 25.
Accessible Earth Study Abroad program – Deadline Feb 25.
Accessible Earth is a fully accessible program focusing on applications of Earth observation systems and data science technologies with application to cutting edge problems in Geoscience. The majority of the course will be based in the Umbrian hilltop city of Orvieto, an exceptional location from which to reflect upon the history of science, and gain an appreciation of the global scope of modern Earth observation systems. Participants will also embark on a 5-day excursion that will enhance learning opportunities and give real world examples of geological hazards in Italy.
Accessible Earth will be taught in English to juniors, seniors and graduate students. Both UA and non-UA students are invited to apply. The application deadline for summer 2016 is Feb. 25, 2016.
Course requirements: 2.5 GPA | Laptop or notebook and digital camera
What’s included in the tuition and fees: housing, excursions, in-country transportation, insurance, and course materials
Accessible Earth Program: https://global.arizona.edu/study-abroad/program/accessible-earth <https://global.arizona.edu/study-abroad/program/accessible-earth?_ga=1.261711241.582926269.1418916383>
Dr. Rick Bennett, instructor for questions regarding the course at 520-834-6379, rb0 at email.arizona.edu <mailto:rb0 at email.arizona.edu>
Diedre Lamb for more information regarding disability access at 520-626-9486, or dlamb1 at email.arizona.edu <mailto:dlamb1 at email.arizona.edu>
UA Department of Geosciences: http://www.geo.arizona.edu/ <http://www.geo.arizona.edu/>
UA Disability Resource Center: https://drc.arizona.edu/ <https://drc.arizona.edu/>
UA Student Abroad: https://global.arizona.edu/study-abroad <https://global.arizona.edu/study-abroad>
UA Office of Student Engagement: http://ose.arizona.edu/welcome <http://ose.arizona.edu/welcome>
Department of Geosciences
University of Arizona
Phone: +1 (520) 834-6379
Email: rb0 at email.arizona.edu
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