Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Caitlin Kontgis receives NASA fellowship

Congratulations to Caitlin Kontgis (Ph.D. candidate, Department of Geography) on her recent NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship!   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.  For more information on this project, go to