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CGS researchers, alongside international partners, receive $2.5m grant from National Science Foundation

Adrian Marchetti holding a pair of tweezers above a small clear container, next to a filtration device.

UNC researchers Adrian Marchetti and Harvey Seim in the Department of Earth, Marine, and Environmental Sciences, alongside researchers from MBARI and University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley, recently received a $2.5m grant from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Biodiversity on a Changing Planet program to support their proposal titled ‘The influence of different nutrient delivery modes on functional biodiversity of marine plankton in a changing ocean’. This award will be an expansion of almost 10 years conducting research in the Galapagos studying the impacts of changing physical environments on nutrient availability to marine plankton. Preliminary results used in the NSF proposal were obtained during the long-term marine monitoring program initiated in 2014 as a collaboration between the Galapagos … Read more Read more