Marine Science Investigations at the Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology

This 5-day summer program provides an engaging, hands-on learning opportunity for students interested in marine science research. Activities introduce students to marine science content and research practices utilized by professional scientists at the Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB), and may include a rotation of modules such as: marine bioacoustics laboratory, coral feeding and microplastics laboratory, ocean acidification laboratory, reef transects and data analyses, a science walking tour of the island and orientation to HIMB research.The program takes place at HIMB on Moku o Lo‘e in Kāne‘ohe Bay, part of the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology at UH Mānoa. Students will take the dedicated education vessel, Ka Noelo Kai, from Heʻeia Kea Small Boat Harbor to Moku o Lo‘e (approximately 15 minutes). This course is not graded and not for college credit.


Delivery mode: Classroom, Laboratory and Field.

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