Athens State biology and honors student, Evan Marth, published a paper in Gulf and Caribbean Research, a peer-reviewed, open-access journal. This paper is the result of Marth’s summer Research Experience for Undergraduates position at Dauphin Island Sea Lab.
The Biology Program at Athens State strives to provide meaningful experiential learning opportunities through undergraduate research projects, internships, and travel courses. Athens State is a member of the Marine Environmental Sciences Consortium, based at Dauphin Island, Alabama. This affiliation offers Athens State University students an opportunity to take courses and conduct research in estuarine and marine environments.
Marth had the opportunity to participate in a Research Experience for Undergraduates paid internship at Dauphin Island Sea Lab where he wrote, “Identifying Stable Isotope Patterns Among Taxa, Sites, and Environmental Variables in the Eastern Mississippi Sound”, co-authored with his research mentor Dr. Cloyed and Dr. Carmichael.
Marth spent the Summer of 2022 conducting his research and has been published in the 2023 edition of Gulf and Caribbean Research.