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Visiting Scientist Awards for 2018

Congratulations to this year’s recipients of the Baruch Visiting Scientist Award.  Dr. Graham J.C. Underwood is the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Science and Health and Professor of Marine and Freshwater Biology at the University of Essex in the United Kingdom.  Dr. Underwood will undertake a study of benthic microalgal communities in the North Inlet Estuary.  Dr. Kai Xiao comes from the School of Water Resources and Environment, China University of Geosciences, Beijing, China.  He will study the impacts of crab burrows on exchanges of inorganic and organic carbon across the interface of water column and sediments in salt marshes.

Each award provides up to $3,000 of support for research expenses and travel in support of work at the Baruch Marine Field Laboratory in the summer of 2018.