CCIWG co-chair Dr. Nancy Cavallaro receives award from CONACYT and Mexican Carbon Program

June 11, 2018
Sonora, Mexico

 

During the May 16-18, 2018 International Symposium on Carbon in Mexico convened in Instituto Tecnológico de Sonora (ITSON), the Co-chair of the Carbon Cycle Intergency Working Group Dr. Nancy Cavavallaro (National Program Leader at USDA NIFA) received the 2018 International Award for Scientific Research from the  National Science and Technology Council of Mexico (Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología, Mexico or CONACYT) and Programa Mexicano del Carbono (PMC) (translated as the Mexican Carbon Program).

Dr. Cavallaro received the award for 'her scientific achievements and invaluable collaboration between Mexico and the United States related to the knowledge of the state of the carbon cycle'.

 

 

Translation:

International recognition to the scientific research on carbon cycle science and its interactions in Mexico

To Dr. Nancy Cavallaro

For her scientific achievements and invaluable collaboration between Mexico and the United States related to the knowledge of the state of the carbon cycle.

Signed by

Dr. Fernando Paz Pellat, General Coordinator for the Mexican Carbon Program, and

Dr. Jaime Garatuza Payan, Program Lead for the network theme at CONACYT (Council on Science and Technology) on the Mexican Carbon Program.

(CONACYT is the Mexican equivalent to the U.S. National Science Foundation.)

Photo: Dr. Nancy Cavallaro (USDA NIFA) and Dr. Rodrigo Vargas (University of Delaware) were recognized by CONACYT and the Mexican Carbon Program

 

The purpose of the symposium was to '(i) Present a national synthesis of advances on current knowledge of the carbon cycle in Mexico in five thematic areas and their interactions: atmosphere,bio-energy, social dimensions, human systems, aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems; (ii) Stimulate collaboration between academia, scientists, government institutions and societal organizations, and to strengthen the communication towards the development of collaborative work.'

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