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Biologist Receives $700,000 Grant to Study Sea-Level Rise

Dr. Reed Noss, Provost’s Distinguished Research Professor of Biology, has has received a $700,000 grant to complete the first-ever statewide study of the impact of rising sea level on some of the most vulnerable natural and human communities in Florida.

The grant, from the Kresge Foundation, will allow Dr. Noss to lead a team of scientists to map projected changes in sea level and identify the species and populations that will have to migrate or face extinction.

For more information, see the article in UCF Today.