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Semester in Environmental Science at Woods Hole

The Semester in Environmental Science is a 15-week fall semester at the Ecosystems Center of the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. The curriculum provides an intensive field and laboratory-based introduction to ecosystem science and the biogeochemistry of coastal forests, freshwater ponds and estuaries.Why Study at MBL?

  • To connect with the world-class Woods Hole scientific community
  • To deepen your knowledge about global change and the complex feedbacks and unexpected consequences of human impacts on the planet
  • To learn science by doing it—gaining experience in field and lab research
  • To meet inspiring and like-minded student colleagues
  • To get wet and muddy, have fun, and work hard!
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