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CCME Annual Meeting

Meeting Location: Center for Coastal Environmental Health and Biomolecular Research 219 Fort Johnson Rd, Charleston, SC 29412

Meeting Date: July 19-21, 2017

To join via webinar:

Dial-In Number: 866-541-1377  Passcode: 142625#


Center-Wide Core Competency Course (CWCC)

Meeting Location: Gulf Coast Research Lab​ 703 E Beach Dr, Ocean Springs, MS 39564

The goal of the CWCC is to ensure students obtain knowledge of how to integrate natural and social sciences into solutions to real-world problems associated with coastal communities and ecosystems.

CWCC addresses various demands placed on coastal ecosystems and communities including natural and anthropogenic stressors, and their impacts on ecosystem processes and services and local socioeconomic attributes.  The CWCC discusses the impacts of anthropogenic stressors, including temperature changes, sea level rise, changes in frequency and severity of storms, and ocean acidification on coastal ecosystem services, and how these changes affect distributions and uses of resources in coastal environments.


“Big Data” Analytics Summer Boot Camp

All CCME students are required to participate in a two-week experience designed to provide an academic overview of various strategies and techniques associated with data analytics.  In addition, the boot camp will immerse students in activities designed to strengthen their proficiency in the understanding and use of large data sets in research.  Students will participate in tours, workshops, seminars and interactive group learning exercises, and network with researchers skilled in Bid Data and geospatial analysis.


CCME Ecosystem Day

 This event is held in select coastal communities and involve dialogue among stakeholders of all types and facilitated by CCME faculty, staff and students.  CCME faculty, students, and postdoctoral fellows will use this opportunity to showcase their research and garner input to future research directions.