University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras: Sierra de Las Minas of Guatemala

We would like to add to our team a highly motivated student interested in working at the interface between Ecology and Geomorphology.  Our project seeks to understand how variation in soil fertility influences plant traits that play a critical role in slope stability in tropical mountains.  The student participating in this project will learn about soils, plants, and roots and will have the opportunity to develop a research project. For more information, check out this program details PDF,  visit our lab (http://tlselab.uprrp.edu/research/opportunities.htm).

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