Xiamen, China – Global Climate Change and Vulnerability
Application deadline May 1, 2018
Price includes housing, excursions, 3 meals/day, insurance, course fee – 3 units resident credit. Does not include Chinese visa fee (approximately $185), wire transfer fee ($30 – $60 at your bank), RT airfare to China. Cost breakdown can also be found on application page here
Dates: July 8 – July 21, 2018
Application deadline: May 1, 2018
Course Credit: 3 units Sci 596. Undergraduates and Graduates invited to apply.
Students may apply for a $500 scholarship with the Office of International Programs. If interested, please email Maureen Crawford, firstname.lastname@example.org after April 12 for a link to the scholarship application. Applicants will receive funding provided they are selected for the program and have completed the application. The application includes writing a basic statement of purpose, max 500 words, on why this experience would be of value personally, academically, and/or for future career. Note the funds will not be available before you leave for the course; they will be available in late summer prior to the beginning of the Fall Semester.
2018 will be the 7th successful offering of this course!
Coastal Volcano National Geologic Park of ZhangZhou
Dr. William Tong, Chair and Professor, Department of Chemistry.
- Global climate change
- Effects of ocean acidification on mariene primary producers under the sun
- Quantitative assessment and prediction of climate change
- Environmental proxies for paleoclimate reconstruction, paleoclimate records and abrupt climate change
Mangroves as an index to study environmental vulnerability for coastal wetland ecosystem
- Contamination of organotin compounds in coastal environments
- Nitrogen fixation in the oceans
- The control strategies of global warming gases in semiconductor plant
Lectures will be given by Faculty leader Dr. William Tong and his Chinese Colleagues at University of Xiamen.
Class Composition: Course will include a combination of SDSU students as well as students from Xiamen and other International students.
Housing and Meals included: Students will be housed in the Residence Hall of University of Xiamen, double occupancy, and will be provided with breakfast, lunch and dinner at the Residence Hall Dining Room.
More information on this program:
Contact Maureen Crawford, International Coordinator, College of Sciences, email@example.com or William Tong, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, SDSU Department of Chemistry, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- National Geologic Park of Strand
- Volcano of Zhangzhou
- Xiamen Wanshi Botanical Park
- Xia Tan Wei Mangrove reserve