Christine Swanson, currently a PhD student in Forest Conservation at UF, was selected for a NASA Future Investigators in Earth and Space Science and Technology award for her proposal entitled “Effects of Dams on Riparian Vegetation in the Amazon: Cumulative Impacts and Linkages to Hydrology.”
Sarah Parker was named a recipient of a $700 travel award for the April US-IALE conference in Ft. Collins, CO!
Undergraduate GAMES Lab researcher, Riley Gillette, will be heading to the University of Colorado, Denver to attend the Colorado Summer Institute in Biostatistics (CoSIBS). This program is funded by the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the NIH.
Stephanie was selected by a Florida Sea Grant review panel to receive one of the inaugural Newell Scholarships. This scholarship provides $1,000 in support for travel to a scientific conference so that Stephanie can present your research results and network with coastal sustainability colleagues.
This summer, KeTaira will be participating in an REU program at Indiana University Bloomington. She will be working in the Center for the Integrative Study of Animal Behavior (CISAB) with Dr. Sue Carter, focusing on fatherhood in the monogamous prairie vole as well as offspring development following common birth interventions such as Cesarean Section and labor induction.
Press release for Weishampel, Z.A., W. Cheng, and J. F. Weishampel. 2016. Sea turtle nesting patterns in Florida vis-à-vis satellite-derived measures of artificial lighting. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation.