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Interdisciplinary Collaboration in CePTS Brazil

USF Reclaim students Matthew Verbyla (PhD, Environmental Engineering) and Paola Gonzalez (Fulbright Fellow, Anthropology, Brazil) recently had the opportunity to visit the Sanitation Research and Training Center (CePTS; Centro de Pesquisa e Treinamento em Saneamento), which is a colla
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USF Anthropologists and Engineers Advance Interdisciplinary Research on the Placencia Peninsula, Belize; Expand Community Education, Outreach, and Partnerships

USF anthropologists and engineers recently completed a third season of ethnographic research and an initial season of water quality research on the Placencia Peninsula of Belize – a PIRE project Caribbean research site – investigating perceptions and practices of sustainable water, wa
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Reclaim is: Protecting the Environment from Ridge to Reef

Contributors to blogpost: Zaida Darley University of South Florida Amy Duggan and Logan Williams University of the Virgin Islands This week’s video discusses how improving waste water management on land can improve marine ecosystems. The human opportunist pathogen, Serratia marcescens
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Reclaim Is a Business Opportunity

Contributors to blogpost: Christy Prouty, Civil and Environmental Engineering & Eric Koenig,  Anthropology, University of South Florida This week’s blog will showcase yet another wastewater reclamation opportunity—Mr. Luis Garcia’s Ecofriendly Solutions®—demonstrating how, in Beli
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Reclaim Is…Islands, Corals, & Nutrients: A view from Barbados

Blog by Robert Bair. Considered a Highly Developed Country with one of the highest per capita uses of solar water heaters in the world, Barbados is an island where the Barbados Program of Action was agreed upon by small island states in 1994 as a charge for them to develop sustainably
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PIRE in Belize–Meeting with Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre

Take a look at the post Christy Prouty contributed to the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre’s blog (5 C’s) after a meeting between PIRE associates and 5C’s scientists  this summer. PIRE research in Belize integrates anthropologists and engineers in water and sanitation p
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Chateaubriand Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics & Health

The Chateaubriand Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics & Health is accepting applications from U.S. based doctoral students.  This program aims to initiate or reinforce collaborations, partnerships or joint projects between French and American research teams
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National Science Foundation (NSF) East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI) Fellowship Program

The National Science Foundation (NSF) East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI) Fellowship Program provides U.S. graduate students in science and engineering with an opportunity to spend 8 weeks (10 weeks for Japan) during the summer conducting research at one of the seven host
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USF Reclaim shines at WEFTEC 2014 in New Orleans

Every year, the Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) takes place, alternating between New Orleans, LA and Chicago, IL. Last year there were over 22,500 attendees including international attendees from over 80 countries. This year’s 87th WEFTEC took
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Reclaiming Nutrients through Aquaponics

The practice of aquaculture, or fish farming, can produce large quantities of waste similar to municipal wastewater treatment systems. Historically in aquaculture these nutrients were simply discharged to the environment. The waste resulted in degraded water quality near and downstrea
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