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MSU professor launches new field of water research, nets $2.2 million NSF grant
Date:8/9/2011

lect data on lakes, nutrients and watersheds from more than 5,000 lakes in more than 10 states. Thanks to the Clean Water Act and the wealth of data it has generated, they have more than 30 years of data to analyze, using the latest statistical modeling and geographic information system tools and eventually, made available to the public.

The results will help communities and states to better manage the impact of urban and suburban development, fish stocking and regulations, herbicide applications and water withdrawal policies.

"Understanding how climate and land use affect freshwater ecosystems is needed to forecast, manage and repair damage from environmental change at local and regional scales," Soranno said. "This project will change the way people view and conduct research on large-scale, living systems."

To help promote this new approach to scientists and policymakers, the team of researchers is involving several undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students, and representatives from state and federal agencies.

"Understanding the ecological consequences of wholesale changes in climate and land use is in its infancy," Soranno said. "So as part of this grant, we are looking to train the next generation of macrosystem ecologists to tackle such important challenges."


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Contact: Layne Cameron
layne.cameron@ur.msu.edu
517-353-8819
Michigan State University
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