4. Accessible Field Opportunities

»Accessible Earth Program 

University of Arizona

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. This opportunity is open to ALL students. The application deadline for summer 2016 is Feb. 15, 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: http://tinyurl.com/p2qwcgo 


Dr. Rick Bennett, instructor, for questions regarding the course at 520-834-6379, rb0@email.arizona.edu Diedre Lamb for more information regarding disability access at 520-626-9486, or dlamb1@email.arizona.edu.


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