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The Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers: Recipient Details

Paul Barber


Affidivation:

Boston University

NSF Directorate:

GEO

Gender:

M

Award Year:

2004

Citation:

For combining information from physical oceanography, evolutionary genetics and geography to determine why the tropical marine seas where the Indian and Pacific Oceans intersect show the highest biological diversity in the world's oceans. His interdisciplinary study is central to courses he is creating for students to understand evolutionary differences within and among the seas. Barber's Diversity Project links U.S. students with scientists from Indonesia in challenging field and laboratory studies.

 

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