The Gump Station hosts a variety of field courses each year. Below is a list of our field courses which have been hosted here at the station.

Namesort icon Description Start Date
3 Seas Program East-West Marine Biology

The Three Seas Program is ideal for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students eager to broaden their knowledge of marine science.

Jan 1 2009 (All day)
Archeology Field School
Biology and Geomorphology of Tropical Islands

This class spends approximately 9 weeks at the Richard B. Gump Biological Field Station on Moorea, French Polynesia and 6 weeks (3 at the beginning and 3 at the end of the semester) at UC Berkeley. Enrollment is limited by the Gump facilities to 22 students. Students must complete the application and, if selected, attend an interview with course instructors. 

Students learn about the biology, geology, evolution, and people of the South Pacific. As part of this course, you will be exposed to the fundamentals of field research and will conduct a research project on an island topic, such as marine or terrestrial ecology, volcanic geomorphology, biodiversity, invasion biology, animal behavior, or oceanography of reefs and islands. Papers are published each year in the class book (see papers from previous courses).

Sep 15 1991 (All day)
Design for Sustainable Communities

Cross-listed as ER291-02 (Energy and Resources) and E298A (Engineering); Photovoltaic Materials: Modern Technologies in the Context of a Growing Renewable Energy Market cross-listed as MSE/ER C226 (Mechanical Engineering/Energy and Resources); Engineers for a Sustainable World

International Business Development

MBA student teams from the Haas School of Business.  The objectives for the students involved in IBD are varied but generally include: obtaining a rewarding educational experience, exposure to a new country and culture, and an opportunity to work on an interesting, relevant, real life project with t

Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning Studio on Coral Reef Health
Marine Biology Quarter

The Marine Biology Quarter (MBQ) is a field program that gives advanced undergraduates an opportunity to gain intimate and first hand knowledge of marine communities, their constituents and their structure. It is also designed as a real world training experience in devising and carrying through to completion scientific research projects in marine biology.

Jan 1 2008 (All day)