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Student selected for National Science Foundation internship

Aaron Lee, a geoscience major at Austin Peay State University, has accepted an eight-week summer research internship from the University of Southern Maine.

Lee will participate in a project, titled Precision Digital Geologic Mapping on the Maine Coast Using Traditional Field Methods, Sea-Kayaks, GPS, Total Stations, Aerial Imagery and GIS. The project is funded by the National Science Foundations Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program.

Lee was one of nine students selected from a national pool of applicants.
Aaron Lee, a geoscience major at Austin Peay State University, has accepted an eight-week summer research internship from the University of Southern Maine.

Lee will participate in a project, titled “Precision Digital Geologic Mapping on the Maine Coast Using Traditional Field Methods, Sea-Kayaks, GPS, Total Stations, Aerial Imagery and GIS.” The project is funded by the National Science Foundation's Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program.

Lee was one of nine students selected from a national pool of applicants.

For participating, Lee will receive a stipend, travel reimbursement and will earn six hours of college credit. He will also receive support to attend the 2010 Northeastern Section of the Geological Society of America's annual meeting in Baltimore, Md., to present a portion of this research.

Lee is from Fayetteville, N.C., and is in his junior year at APSU.

For more information, contact Christopher Gentry, assistant professor of geography, at (931) 221-7478. -- Barry Williams