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Heather Koopman & Andrew Westgate, biology & marine biology, were funded $166,522 by the Office of Naval Research for the project "Nitrogen Gas Dynamics in Adipose Tissues of Diving Mammals: Do Lipid Composition and Low and Mid-Frequency Sound Affect N2 Solubility?"

Westgate was also funded $21,000 from the National Geographic Society for "Navigating to the Most Remote Place on Earth: Marine Habitat Use, Migration Patterns and Seasonally Variable Niche Partitioning of Atlantic Shearwaters."

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