1. Master student for CNH Project
A M.S. student is sought to join the newly funded project "CNH: Sustainability of Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) in Coupled Natural and Human Systems" (PI: Dr. Li An). The M.S. student will work in any one or combination of the following areas: (1) golden monkey habitat analysis and modeling (using camera trapping data); (2) remote sensing of land cover and habitat change; (3) How PES affects the reciprocal relationships among human demography, livelihood, and the environment; and (4) participatory mapping of local people's resource extraction activities and the associated underlying mechanisms. See the position announcement.
2. Summer Scholars
Two undergraduate students are sought for a summer scholar program as part of the interdisciplinary project "CNH: Sustainability of Payments for Ecosystem Services in Coupled Natural and Human Systems", which is newly funded by NSF (PI: Dr. Li An, Department of Geography, San Diego State University). See the position announcement.
3. Other opportunities
Funding opportunities exist for students who want to pursue doctoral degree in the following fields: landscape ecology, space-time analysis and modeling, human-environment interaction, land use and land cover change, geocomputation, and complexity theory. The joint doctoral program between the Department of Geography at SDSU and the Department of Geography at University of California, Santa Barbara will have funding to support a number of doctoral students each year. The admission and financial support are competitive--please contact Dr. An at firstname.lastname@example.org before you send your application.
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