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Valuing the Ecosystem Service Changes Associated with Habitat Restoration (WA)

Posted on: 03/30/2017
Research Area(s): Internships / Research

Summary / Description

We are seeking an intern to assist with an ecosystem services valuation project in the Pacific Northwest. The research will utilize the hedonic pricing model to estimate the ecosystem service values provided by habitat restoration efforts.  The intern will gather and process spatial data to conduct exploratory data analysis and geospatial modeling.

 

Skills Required

This position requires use of ArcGIS and other programs used for spatial analysis (e.g. R.) We are seeking a motivated undergraduate scholar with strong analytical skills and some experience with data analysis. Previous experience with ArcGIS is a major asset for this job, but students with strong technical skills who are willing to learn are also welcome.

Location

2725 Montlake Blvd. E.
Seattle, WA 98112

Other Information

Intern Supervisor:
Robby Fonner
Number of Slots Available:
1
Is free housing available:
No
Can the student be placed:
no
Other/housing:

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