CSU geomorphologist awarded Fulbright grant to study afforestation and bank cohesion along rivers in Iceland

In fall of 2020, Sara Rathburn, a professor in the Department of Geosciences at Colorado State University, was awarded a U.S Fulbright Scholar grant to study the relationship between afforestation and bank stability along rivers in Iceland. Rathburn’s research explores the characteristics of roots of these newly-planted trees to determine what afforested species contribute the greatest bank cohesion.

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