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EPP/MSI Undergraduate Scholarship Program Profiles

Class of 2016-2018
Abitbol, Robert

Name: Abitbol, Robert
School: City College of the City University of New York (NY)
Major: Earth Systems Science & Environmental Engineering

Summer 1: NESDIS, Suitland, MD
Office: National Ice Center
Project Title: An Evaluation of NOAA's Blended Ice Concentrations

Bartlett, Kirby

Name: Bartlett, Kirby
School: California State University, Monterey Bay (CA)
Major: Marine Science

Summer 1: NOS, Silver Spring, MD
Office: NCCOS | CCMA | Biogeography Branch
Project Title: Spatial Characterization of Corals in Puerto Rico

Cogliando, Maria

Name: Cogliando, Maria
School: City College of the City University of New York (NY)
Major: Environmental Engineering

Summer 1: NOS, Silver Spring MD
Office: NCCOS
Project Title: Assessing Wetland Vulnerability in the Choptank River Complex of Chesapeake Bay

Kekeh, Akofa

Name: Kekeh, Akofa
School: Norfolk State University (VA)
Major: Biology Pre-professional

Summer 1: NMFS, Silver Spring, MD
Office: Office of Protected Resources
Project Title: North Pacific Loggerhead Turtle Conservation

Rappa, Valentina

Name: Rappa, Valentina
School: City College of the City University of New York (NY)
Major: Earth System Science and Environmental Engineering

Summer 1: NOS, Silver Spring, MD
Office: NCCOS
Project Title: Finding Harmful Algae with High Resolution Satellite

Robinson, Char'Mane

Name: Robinson, Char'Mane
School: California State University Monterey Bay (CA)
Major: Environmental Science Technology Policy

Summer 1: NOS, Silver Spring, MD
Office: NCCOS
Project Title: A statistical and spatial analysis of chemical contaminants in Cocos Lagoon, Guam

Tavares, Kammie-Dominique

Name: Tavares, Kammie-Dominique
School: University of Hawaii at Manoa (HI)
Major: Global Environmental Science

Summer 1: OAR, Silver Spring, MD
Office: National Sea Grant Office
Project Title: Our Pools are Better than Yours! The Cultural & Ecological Significance of West Hawaii's Anchialine Pools