PhD Students doing research abroad in 2020

Sarah and Karin seated at a table in a room decorated with warm colors, dining.

PhD students Karin Lehnigk and Sarah McKnight have created a blog highlighting their experiences while conducting research abroad this semester.

Karin was awarded a Graduate Research Opportunities Worldwide (GROW) grant from NSF to spend 8 months in Bergen, Norway between January and August 2020. She will be working with researchers in the geography department of the University of Bergen to study canyons carved by glacial lake outburst floods.

Sarah was awarded the Boren fellowship to cinduct research in Israel for the same 8 months. There, she will be working with the Israeli Geological Survey to map and model flows of the highly saline groundwater in the arid country.

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