Collage of the five Travel Awardees. Congratulation to our Spring 2023 Water Institute Travel Awardees

Congratulations to our Spring 2023 Water Institute Travel Awardees

Congratulations to our Spring 2023 Water Institute Travel Awardees! The travel awards provide financial support to UF graduate students to present their water-related research at national or international conferences. As recipients of the award students will be presenting their research at a Water Institute event in the future. Be on the lookout for these events to learn more about their research!

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Nicholas Chin

Environmental Engineering

Conference: American Ecological Engineering Society Meeting

Presentation Title: Connecting red tide (Karenia brevis) bloom timing and severity to environmental conditions and across southwest Florida

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Audrey Goeckner

Soil, Water, and Ecosystem Sciences

Conference: Freshwater Sciences 2023

Presentation Title: Evaluating the impact of urban pond discharge to ecosystem functions and microbiomes along a subtropical urban river continuum

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Kelenna Irving

Microbiology and Cell Science

Conference: 4th International Annual Planetary Caves Conference

Presentation Title: Investigating N2O cycling by rock hosted microbial biofilms in karstic aquifer cave systems of the Upper Floridan Aquifer

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Deirdre Love

Environmental and Global Health

Conference: Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Conference

Presentation Title: Examining the Impact of Pyrethroid Leaching From Insecticide Treated Net Fishing on Mortality and Oxidative Stress Biomarkers in Aquatic Organisms

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Abhishek Rajan

Food and Resource Economics

Conference: Agricultural & Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting

Presentation Title: Evaluating Stakeholder Preferences for Aquatic Invasive Plant Management: Evidence from a Choice Experiment in Florida