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 Student Enrichment & Experiential Learning (SEEL) Program 

June 15 - July 31, 2015     

What is the Purpose of SEEL Program?   

To promote environmental literacy among high school students through
activity-rich educational and outreach experiences related to the Coastal Bays

Who are needed for the Program?

  • High school students (grades 9-12) from Wicomico, Somerset and Worcester counties

How will Students benefit from SEEL Program?

  • They will increase their training and knowledge of the local environment

What are the Expectations? 

  • Students are required to complete the 7-week internship to receive stipend ($2000)
  • Students will present their research during the symposium at the end of the internship period
  • Students are expected to provide their own transportation to UMES

What will students focus their research on?


  Project 1: Influence of land use and climate variability on water quality in the Maryland Coastal Lagoons   
  Project 2: Phytoplankton and macroalgae dynamics in the MD Coastal Lagoons    
  Project 3: Zooplankton community dynamics in the MD Coastal Bays   
  Project 4: Physiological effects of hypoxia on Atlantic croaker in the Chesapeake Bay   
  Project 5: Effects of environmental factors on blue crab and its relation to infection by Hematodinium sp. 

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How to apply? 

  •  Registration is now open for Summer 2015.


  • Mail all forms to: Dr. Margaret Sexton, Student Enrichment & Experiential Learning Program
    Department of Natural Sciences, Carver Hall University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD 21853; or call Dr. Margaret Sexton Tel: 410-621-1049: E-mail:

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