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Mendocino College Point Arena Station - Aerial photo


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The Point Arena Field Station is located on the Mendocino County coast between the city of Point Arena and the Point Arena lighthouse. The facility includes a classroom/laboratory complex, four houses and 15 acres of coastal terrace and tidal study areas.


Mendocino College Point Arena Station - Buildings

The field station is utilized by a number of Mendocino College's natural science programs. Mendocino College students enrolled in selected science courses have the opportunity to stay at the field station in order to conduct a variety of scientific research and educational projects. Student projects and research activities in marine biology, oceanography, environmental chemistry, marine ecology and coastal geology are conducted each year.







Mendocino College Point Arena Station - Ocean View

MENDCOCINO COLLEGE FACULTY USING THE FIELD STATION

  • Alan B. West, Professor of Biology
    Marine Biology, Oceanography, Marine Ecology, Biology of Marine Mammals, General Biology

     

  • Gerald DeChaine, Professor of Chemistry
    Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Science

     

  • Steve Cardimona, Professor of Earth Sciences
    Geology, Environmental Sciences




Mendocino College Point Arena Station - Students on the Beach

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT PROGRAMS AT THE FIELD STATION PLEASE CONTACT

Alan B. West, Professor of Biology and Chair of the Point Arena Field Station Committee
Tel: (707)468-3124
Email: Alan West awest@mendocino.edu






Mendocino College Point Arena Station - Student Group










Created: December 08, 2000 @ 12:00 AM
Last Modified: October 15, 2007 @ 04:17 PM

 





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