El-Baz Research Grant

The El-Baz grant  is to encourage and support desert studies by students world-wide either in their senior year of their undergraduate studies, or at the Masters or Ph.D. level.

2020 Recipients

Harriet Cornachione, Utah State University; Project title: “Holocene chronostratigraphy of desert dune fields in southern Utah – Implications for natural moisture variability in the central Colorado Plateau”

Howard Head, University of Cape Town; Project title: “Climate change in the Early Jurassic: cyclicity and fluvial-aeolian interactions in the ancient desert system of southern Africa (Clarens Formation, Karoo Sgr.)”