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Two graduate opportunities - Stream Restoration and Subsurface/Energy Geochemistry - UNC Charlotte

Applicants are sought for two funded graduate opportunities at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Department of Geography & Earth Sciences. A stipend and tuition support are available. The projected start date is August 2018.

(1) Stream Restoration (MS/PhD): This interdisciplinary research examines the impact of stream restoration on a 6 square kilometer urban forested watershed. Applicants with interest in groundwater-surface water interactions and their relationship to stream chemistry are especially encouraged to apply. Potential applicants should contact Dr. David Vinson ( or Dr. Sandra Clinton (

(2) Subsurface/Energy Geochemistry (PhD): A newly funded project examines the generation of microbial methane and its precursor compounds during the biodegradation of coal beds. A MS in geosciences or a related field, background in geochemistry, and interest in gas and water analysis are preferred. Potential applicants should contact Dr. David Vinson (

Apply at Review of completed applications will begin immediately and will continue until suitable candidates are found.