Barringer Award Recipients Announced

The Lunar and Planetary Institute announced the names of the students whose research will be supported by The Barringer Family Fund for Meteorite Impact Research. The 2018 awardees are Neeraja Chinchalkar (Auburn University, United States), Thomas Déhais (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium), Sietze de Graaff (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium), and Elycheikh Mohamed Naviee (Hassan II University of Casablanca, Morocco).

The Barringer Family Fund for Meteorite Impact Research was established to support field work by eligible students interested in the study of impact cratering processes. The Fund provides a small number of competitive grants each year for support of field research at known or suspected impact sites worldwide. In addition to its memorial nature, the Fund also reflects the family’s long-standing commitment to responsible stewardship of The Barringer Meteorite Crater and the family’s steadfast resolve in maintaining the crater as a unique scientific research and education site.

For more information, visit:  The Barringer Family Fund for Meteorite Impact Research.