Contact: Amy Pelsinsky
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
Caption: Graduate student Jan Vicente at the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology has been awarded the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's prestigious Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship to find out if the world's marine sponges are at risk of disintegrating thanks to increasingly acidic ocean waters.
Credit: University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science/photo by Cheryl Nemazie
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