Dan Lawson, Resident Scholar in Geography

Dr. Dan Lawson, Resident Scholar of Geography at Dartmouth, has been awarded an International Visiting Fellowship from the Chinese Academy of Sciences at the Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography in Urumqi, China. Dan will collaborate with Dr. Yaning Chen in researching the response of glaciers in the central Tien Shan Mountains to past and present changes in climate and its impacts on water resources in Xinjiang Province. Their field and laboratory investigations will continue and expand a study that was initially funded by a Porter Foundation Faculty Research Grant focused on water resources within the Kaidu River basin. Congratulations Dan!