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Environmental sciences/Hydrology/Estuaries

The watershed of the world’s third largest estuary — the Chesapeake Bay — covers 64,000 square miles and is home to almost 18 million people who benefit from the flood control, food sources and recreational opportunities that the ecosystem provides.
Once a manufacturing powerhouse, Puerto Rico is now keen to develop its knowledge economy. The path forward includes new academic-industry partnerships in the biotech sector and innovative research on the island’s environmental resources.