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Deepak Mishra and the National Science Foundation

Deepak Mishra, an assistant professor of geography in Franklin College, received funding for research and education involving remote sensing of coastal areas. The National Science Foundation awarded Mishra $32,538 to gauge the impact of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill on the health and productivity of Louisiana salt marshes. Mishra also received $25,000 from NASA to teach students how to use remote-sensing techniques in combination with NASA sensors and models to monitor global climate change.