Sylvia Lee, a Ph.D. student at FIU, named three new diatom species found in the Everglades: Mastogloia calcarea, Mastogloia pseudosmithii, and Envekadea metzeltinii.
Congratulations to High School junior Jamie Odzer, who won a $2000 award for the Best Overall Project in Ocean Science/Marine Geoscience from the Consortium for Ocean Leadership!
Jamie won the award at the 2013 International Science and Engineering Fair, where she presented her FCE
research "The Effect of Fire on the Community Structure of
Macro-Invertebrates in a Compartmentalized Wetlands Ecosystem: Will
wetlands restoration efforts reduce the anthropogenic intensification
of environmental damage from natural disturbances?"
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