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Environmental Studies and Sciences

Field Research and Study Abroad

Field research and study abroad opportunities for environmental studies and sciences majors.

Domestic Field Work

Research the South Shore Estuary

Our students and faculty utilize the 75-mile South Shore Estuary Reserve, which stretches from Queens to Southampton, to study human impacts on the environment.

On a boat overlooking the Fire Island Lighthouse on Long Islands South Shore

Anthropology Field Work in Alaska

Environmental Studies and Sciences majors have the opportunity to participate in field work programs in Alaska through the Department of Anthropology.

Adelphi students squatting near a tent in Alaska

Study Abroad

Adelphi students have the opportunity to study abroad for one semester or for the whole academic year nearly anywhere in the world.  

There are also trips during intersession, spring break, and summer sessions that are led by Adelphi faculty. These short-term programs often focus on community service and/or specific academic areas such as business, arts, sciences, social work, or healthcare.

» Learn about Study Abroad opportunities in the College of Arts and Sciences

Adelphi in Australia Program

In particular, the Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences offers the Adelphi in Australia program during summer session.

Australia Adelphi Study Abroad - Students finding samples in the shallows


For further information, please contact:

Department of Environmental Studies and Sciences
Science Building
p – 516.877.4170

Center for International Education
Nexus Building, Room 145
p – 516.877.3487
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