Dr. James Morris' project entitled "EESLR 2016 – Dynamic sea level rise assessments of the ability of natural and nature-based features to mitigate surge and nuisance flooding" is funded by Louisiana State University/NOAA for $40,000.
Congratulations to undergraduate student Victoria Garefino and mentor Dr. Joe Quattro on their Magellan Award ($2,500)from the USC Office of Research for the project entitled
"Estimating Genetic Variation for a Fitness Characteristic in a Hawksbill Sea Turtle
Congratulations to undergraduate student Megan Wesley and mentor Dr. Joe Quattro on their Magellan Award ($2,500) from the USC Office of Research for the project entitled 'Assessment of Hybridization Rate Among Southeastern United States Marine Turtle."
Each Magellan Scholar receives financial support to help fund a research project. Undergraduate students compete for this award with the submission of a proposal developed in collaboration with a faculty mentor. Selection as a Magellan Scholar is based on the project’s educational and intellectual merit, the potential impact of the project, and the student’s previous academic success.