Earth Sciences doctoral student studies effects of climate change in Antarctica

PhD student in the School of Earth Sciences Melisa Diaz spent her winter break in Antarctica studying how ecosystems respond to changes in climate. Last year, after graduating with her MS, Diaz received a prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, which is awarded each year to 2,000 students around the U.S. pursuing research-based graduate degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Read more about Diaz here and about her research here.