Farouk El-Baz Student Research Grants
Research Grant Awards from the GSA International Interdisciplinary Interest Group (IIG)
This grant is to encourage and support desert studies by students world-wide either in their senior year of their undergraduate studies, or at the Masters or Ph.D. level.
- Harriet Cornachione, Utah State University
“Holocene chronostratigraphy of desert dune fields in southern Utah - implications for natural moisture variability in the central Colorado Plateau.”
- Howard Head, University of Cape Town
“Climate change in the Early Jurassic: cyclicity and fluvial-aeolian interactions in the ancient desert system of southern Africa (Clarens Formation, Karoo Sgr.).”