The following University of Delaware College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment (CEOE) students have earned recent acknowledgements for their work.
• Emily Maung, marine biosciences doctoral student — Received a DuPont Clear into the Future Fellowship for 2010-2011. DuPont Clear into the Future awards are given to graduate students whose research is helping ensure a healthy Delaware Estuary. Maung is studying contaminants in the environment and their implications for Delaware's horseshoe crab populations.
Maung also received a Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Minority Student Travel Award for travel to the 31st Annual SETAC North America meeting in November 2010, and second place for her student poster presentation at that same SETAC meeting.
Additionally, Maung earned an honorable mention in the student presentation awards at the Fourth Delaware Estuary Science and Environmental Summit, organized by the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary Jan. 30 to Feb. 2. Her poster was titled “Predicting the effects of methoprene application on horseshoe crab populations in the Delaware.”
• Yoana Voynova, oceanography master’s student — Earned honorable mention in the student presentation awards at the Fourth Delaware Estuary Science and Environmental Summit for her talk “Sea surface temperature and biogeochemical anomalies due to coastal upwelling in the Delaware Estuary.”