TWRI awards two USGS graduate research grants

The Texas Water Resources Institute (TWRI) has awarded U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) graduate research grants to two students for June 2019 – June 2020.

The grant winners are:

  • Jacob Michael Martin, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Texas A&M University. Advisor: Dr. Mark E. Everett. Research: Electrical Resistivity Tomography Parameter Adaptation for Seasonal Variations.
  • Baoxin (Bob) Chang, Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Texas A&M University. Advisors: Dr. Benjamin Wherley and Dr. Jacqueline Ann Aitkenhead-Peterson. Research: Environmental Impacts and Runoff Dynamics Associated with Urban Landscape Conversions.

TWRI administers the program with funds from USGS through the National Institutes for Water Resources. Since 2001, TWRI has awarded more than $687,000 in USGS grants to support 128 students in water resources-related fields. This program is supported by funding received from the USGS through the Water Resources Research Act of 1984.

TWRI’s USGS Graduate Research Program will begin accepting applications for the next funding cycle during fall 2019 and is open to graduate students at all universities in Texas. For more information, see the program’s web page.

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