Guam - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded University of Guam a $196,000 federal grant.

According to a press release, the grant is for age-validated life history using bomb radiocarbon dating in support of territorial science and bio-sampling of fisheries in Guam and CNMI.

According to Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo, "this grant will help UOG      continue their efforts to be a leader in marine scientific research in the Asia-Pacific Region."