Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences

Caio Mattos Receives National Geographic Early Career Grant

caiofield4Our PhD student Caio Mattos has been awarded a NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC EARLY CAREER GRANT to support his continued field work in the Amazon and Cerrado ecosystems in eastern Brazil. Caio’s research focuses on understanding how water in the soil and rocks affect the distribution and functioning of vegetation in different biomes. Congratulations Caio! To learn more about Nat Geo Early Career Grants click here

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