Oceanographer Dr. Claudia Benitez-Nelson, on Nutrient cycling, storm water runoff, and communicating science to the public, on Tuesday, March 1, 3:30 – 4:30pm
Dr. Claudia Benitez-Nelson is an Associate Dean and Carolina Distinguished Professor in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of South Carolina. Her research focuses on understanding the biogeochemical cycling of nutrients and carbon and they are influenced by climate change. Honors include: Early Career Award in Oceanography from the American Geophysical Union (AGU); Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography. Dr. Benitez-Nelson is passionate about teaching and mentoring and is active in many efforts to increase diversity in the sciences.