Jefferson S. Hall, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (image) Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Share Print E-Mail Caption Jefferson S. Hall, staff scientist at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, directs the Agua Salud Project, a 700 hectare experiment in the Panama Canal Watershed. With funding from the HSBC Climate Partnership, the experiment is aimed at measuring how land use practices affect water flow, carbon storage and biodiversity in Panama's tropical lowlands. Credit Marcos Guerra, STRI Usage Restrictions Credit: STRI Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.