Ecology and Earth Systems Field Research (EESFR) Residency

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  • Learn hands-on environmental sciences research techniques in the field.
  • Meet faculty with dedicated experience in ecology and earth sciences.
  • Explore terrestrial, forest and aquatic systems typical of New York state.

The EESFR Residency is a unique opportunity for students to work closely with experienced faculty to develop field and laboratory research and analysis skills that are invaluable in the environmental and earth systems sciences.

During their time in Cooperstown, students will gain hands-on experience and become familiar with laboratory equipment and apply this technology to field work and data collection. The residency is of particular interest to students studying ecology, earth science and geology.


Fast Facts


  • An interdisciplinary course that combines online learning with two virtual meetings
  • A unique opportunity to design a research project and gain skills necessary for future science based careers and graduate programs


Virtual meetings using Microsoft Teams


Summer Session B 2021 term (8 weeks)
May 17 - July 9
Virtual meetings: June 5 and June 26

Who to Contact

Lori McCaffrey
Collegewide Residency Coordinator