[enviro-vlc] SCHOLARSHIP: PhD Prospective Students at Arizona State University
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SCHOLARSHIP: PhD Prospective Students at Arizona State University
The ecoSERVICES Group at Arizona State University
http://www.ecoservi ces.asu.edu/ welcomes applications from
prospective PhD students interested in the resilience and sustainability
of coupled human-ecological systems, the economics of (renewable)
natural resource management and decision-theoretic approaches to the
management and valuation of ecosystem services.
This is an opportunity for students to develop competence across applied
ecology, economics, and systems modeling. Funding is available for
research in fishery management (Abbott, Fenichel), management of
wildlife and zoonotic diseases (Fenichel), international trade and the
dispersal of potentially harmful species (Perrings), resilience of urban
infrastructures (Perrings), conservation of ecosystem services (Kinzig).
Preliminary inquiries may be made to individual faculty, but
applications need to be submitted through either the School of Life
Sciences (http://sols. asu.edu/grad/ index.php) or the School of
The deadline for applications is 15 December 2008.
* M.S. in applied ecology, economics or related field, though highly
qualified B.S./B.A. students will be considered.
* Comfort with mathematics, statistics and/or econometrics: students
will be expected to develop mathematical and/or statistical models.
* Strong communication and writing skills, GPA, and GRE scores.
Source: FKKM Mailing List
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