SPRING BREAK 2012 IN THE BAHAMAS

GEOL 251 Field Methods in Earth and Environmental Sciences: Off Campus
UMKC GEO SCIENCES STUDY ABROAD IN THE BAHAMAS
Geosciences

Bahamas Study Abroad Program

Where: Gerace Research Station on San Salvador Island, The Bahamas

Student GRC forms (doc)

Examples of the Field Methods we will explore:
•Coral Reef Surveys
•Beach Profiling and Mapping
•Inland Lake Sampling
•Historical Archaeology of 19th c. Plantations
•Vegetation Transects
•Sediment Coring and Hurricane Deposits
•Stratigraphic Section Measuring of Fossil Dunes and Reefs
•Cave Surveys  

Estimated Costs:
8 Nights/9 Days
Course fee = $100

Organizational Meeting:
Thurs. Dec. 1, noon.
Flarsheim Hall 427

Other Pre- and Post-trip meetings TBA.

Application information:
1. Summer and Short Term Application For Study Abroad (PDF) This application is for all programs that last less than a full semester.
In addition to this form you may be required to submit a program specific application--Ask your program director for more information.

2. Study Abroad Approval Form for the Administration of Credit and Financial Aid also known as the “pink form” must be obtained in our office. Read more about the importance of this form here.  To have a copy mailed to you email your home address to international@umkc.edu.


3. Emergency Contact information (PDF) (completed and signed - you may scan and email or turn in to IAP)

4. Assumption of Risk and Release (PDF) (completed and signed - you may scan and email or turn in to IAP)

5. Copy of, or scan and email copy of your passport (and visa, if applicable)

6. Copy of, or scan and email copy of proof of enrollment in mandatory HTH health insurance

ALL application materials go to:
Geo Sciences Bahamas Program (IAP will get a copy of everything):
Email: niemit@umkc.edu