Each student is responsible for the completion of a 15 page long NSF style research proposal. This project will comprise half of the student's final grade for the course.
Guidelines for Student Research Proposals (PDF)
Suggested Research Topics (PDF)
Sample Student Work
Student work appears courtesy of the authors listed below:
D. Plata - Toxin production by Crocosphaera watsonii: Structure and Influence on Nutrient Cycling In the Upper Ocean (PDF)
A. Kelly - Areas of the World as Candidates to Apply Biomarkers to Study the Precambrian-Cambrian Boundary (PDF)