Caitlin Kontgis receives NASA Fellowship

kontgisCaitlin Kontgis (Ph.D. candidate) was recently awarded the prestigious NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship for her proposal “Urbanization, climate change, and rice crop sustainability”.

This highly competitive fellowship will fund Caitlin’s research at the Center for Sustainablility and the Global Environment (SAGE) for the next 3 years, where she will integrate findings on agricultural land lost to urbanization, future land cover and climate scenarios, and simulations from a crop systems model, to determine the sustainability of rice systems in Vietnam in coming decades. Caitlin’s advisor is Prof. Annemarie Schneider.

Read more about Caitlin’s research here.

Author: Geography Staff

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