CWC to Host Field Technology and Engineering Camp

LUMCON in Cocodrie, Louisiana
Coastal Water Consortium (CWC) & Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON) are offering students an opportunity to gain practical experience in the technology and engineering involved in coastal wetland research. Participants of this hands-on camp will be learning about technologies that are essential to field scientists. Students of this camp will learn programs such as Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and effective use of a GPS, as well as help to design and build scientific equipment.

Campers will have access to research vessels, research equipment, laboratories, data programs and experts in the field. Field Technology and Engineering Camp is designed for students from 9th to 12th grade who have a desire to be a part of the scientific community but may not want to exclusively conduct scientific research. This five day residential camp immerses the campers in the precious Louisiana marshes. Combining these experiences with the opportunity to learn skills in problem solving, data management, and research techniques gives students a practical experiences to help them achieve future goals.

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