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The R.J. Dunlap Marine Conservation Program is a joint program of the RosenstielSchool of Marine & Atmospheric Science and the Leonard and Jayne AbessCenter for Ecosystem Science and Policy at the University of Miami. The RosenstielSchool offers one of the largest, most comprehensive marine and atmosphericprograms in the nation. Robust academics and in-depth scientic investigationare hallmarks of the School’s programs. The Abess Center creates innovativeinterdisciplinary initiatives that bridge the gap between hard science andenvironmental policy. The Abess Center is the nexus for exible undergraduateand graduate programs, which gives students the opportunity to learn in aproblem-solving context and gain substantial eld experience.This program provides interactions among high school, undergraduate andgraduate students, teachers and scientists within a research and mentoringsetting. It aims to foster environmental stewardship, student and public awarenessof the marine sciences. Information from the program is disseminated to boththe scientic community and the general public through peer-reviewed journals,scientic conferences, primary school presentations, presentations to civicorganizations, the media and the Internet.
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