Melinda Martinez is a graduate student enrolled in the M.S. program at Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi in the Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences. She is conducting her research in the Harte Research for Gulf of Mexico Studies. Her research topic focuses on short-term wetland sediment accretion rates on Mustang Island, TX, while also examining sedimentation rates over a range of time scales to provide insight into the factors that control marsh elevation ad sedimentation processes. Melinda is advised by Dr. James C. Gibeaut.
Melinda Martinez graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 2012 with a B.S. in Marine and Freshwater Biology and is currently in the M.S. Environmental Science program at Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi.