Navigation Links
University of Michigan, Michigan State University award grants for Great Lakes climate change research
Date:11/15/2012

and MSU will support the projects by providing information about historical climate in the region, as well as projected climate changes and their potential impacts. Social scientists will track the projects to identify best practices for making climate information more usable for decision-makers.

Details of the grants were finalized Oct. 30 at a GLISA team meeting in Ann Arbor. The one-year grants, which range in size from $10,000 to $50,000, were awarded for the following projects:

  • "Adapting to climate change and variability: planning tools for Michigan communities." Lead investigator: Claire Layman, MSU Extension. Climatologists predict that the Midwest will become warmer and wetter, with increased temperature variation and heavier precipitation events. This project team will collaborate with Michigan communities to determine vulnerabilities, strengths and knowledge related to climate change, so that the communities can be resilient in the future by incorporating adaptation strategies into local land use master plans.

  • "Assessing and communicating risks from climate variability for the Michigan tart cherry industry." Lead investigator: Nikki Rothwell, Northwest Michigan Horticulture Research Station. This project will compile weather and climate information to provide the cherry industry with reliable adaptation resources and strategies. Research results will help the industry make choices concerning risk mitigation and resource appropriation and will foster an understanding of climate variability and extreme weather events.

  • "Development of an indicator suite and winter adaptation measures for the Chicago Climate Action Plan." Lead investigator: Martin Jaffe, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant College Program. This project will formulate climate change indicators for local officials and planners to assist in more effective and efficient winter climate change adaptation decisions. It will complement strategies con
    '/>"/>

Contact: Jim Erickson
ericksn@umich.edu
734-647-1842
University of Michigan
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. University of Houston study shows BP oil spill hurt marshes, but recovery possible
2. University of Alberta led research may have discovered how memories are encoded in our brains
3. BGI, University of Helsinki and Wuhan University sign a MOU concerning cooperation on genomics
4. Marshall University study may lead to new treatments for prostate cancer
5. University leads £6 million EU project to tackle obesity
6. A University of Tennessee professors hypothesis may be game changer for evolutionary theory
7. Life expectancy may affect when you get married, divorced, have kids: Queens University study
8. University of Toronto biologists predict extinction for organisms with poor quality genes
9. University of Minnesota invention helps advance reliability of alternative energy
10. Israel names Tel Aviv Universitys Renewable Energy Center a Center of Research Excellence
11. University of Minnesota startup offers game-changing energy solutions that reduce CO2 emissions
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/8/2015)... SAN DIEGO , July 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... of cell-free molecular diagnostics, today announced the launch ... of the Company,s Precision Cancer Monitoring℠ (PCM) technology ... patients receiving one or a combination of the ... and Opdivo® (nivolumab), a PD-1 inhibitor. The 50-patient ...
(Date:7/7/2015)... July 7, 2015 NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD ) ... growing mobile commerce market announces a revised version of one of ... commercial will air on CNBC in New York ... and San Francisco metro areas.    ... on Wocket,s ability to replace all the cards in your wallet ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... 30, 2015 To bolster its efforts and commitment ... announced today the addition of two new team members. ... advisor and David Raviv will act as head ... Corp.,s commitment to providing the most secure solutions for the ... co-founded Layer 7 Technologies, a provider of security and management ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Trovagene Initiates Study to Monitor Response to Immunotherapy in Melanoma Patients Using its Precision Cancer Monitoring Platform 2Trovagene Initiates Study to Monitor Response to Immunotherapy in Melanoma Patients Using its Precision Cancer Monitoring Platform 3Trovagene Initiates Study to Monitor Response to Immunotherapy in Melanoma Patients Using its Precision Cancer Monitoring Platform 4Wocket Smart Wallet Commercials Airing on CNBC to Showcase This Summer's Must- Have Tech Product 2Wocket Smart Wallet Commercials Airing on CNBC to Showcase This Summer's Must- Have Tech Product 3HYPR Corp. Expands Biometric Authentication Team with Enterprise All Stars 2HYPR Corp. Expands Biometric Authentication Team with Enterprise All Stars 3
... A major initiative to create alternative nesting sites for the ... help protect juvenile salmon and steelhead in the Columbia River ... nesting site at Crump Lake in southern Oregon, which was just ... more than 135 nesting pairs of Caspian terns, as well as ...
... called for Europe to invest more funds into the study ... role in the function of human cells and which are ... to Alzheimer,s. Common lipids such as cholesterol are known ... cells and tissues, but human cells contain thousands of different ...
... Belfast is appealing for help from the public in looking ... Activities such as aquaculture, shipping and recreational boating have led ... Now Queen,s is attempting to find out exactly where and how ... this it is asking for help from the public to record ...
Cached Biology News:Project succeeding to relocate Caspian terns 2Project succeeding to relocate Caspian terns 3Project succeeding to relocate Caspian terns 4Project succeeding to relocate Caspian terns 5Project succeeding to relocate Caspian terns 6Europe-wide investment in lipid research will help tackle disease, says new report 2Queen's marine biologist investigates aliens beneath the waves 2
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... ... R-Biopharm is proud to announce the RIDASCREEN® Gliadin Competitive ... been accepted by AOAC International as Official First Action method. The AOAC Official ... R5 Competitive ELISA,” based on a specific monoclonal antibody to potentially celiac toxic ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ATLANTA , July 30, 2015 ... leaders to the 2015 AACC Annual Meeting & ... from July 26–30. The meeting showcased revolutionary ... improves the ability of healthcare providers to diagnose ... get effective medical treatment. As ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... USA (PRWEB) , ... July 30, 2015 , ... ... microsystems, has appointed Francois Vieillard as Sales & Marketing Director. , With ... Francois Vieillard will be responsible for reinforcing Tronics’ business development activities worldwide. He ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... According to a new market ... PB/PK, PKPD, Trial Design, Toxicity Prediction, In-house, Contract Service), ... by End Users - Global Forecast to 2020", published ... USD 2,107.99 million by 2020 from USD 1,034.93 million ... Browse more than 75 ...
Breaking Biology Technology:RIDASCREEN® Competitve Gliadin Receives AOAC Official First Action Status 2Innovative Research on Cancer, Heart Disease, and Infectious Diseases Draws More than 17,500 Attendees to 2015 AACC Annual Meeting 2Innovative Research on Cancer, Heart Disease, and Infectious Diseases Draws More than 17,500 Attendees to 2015 AACC Annual Meeting 3Innovative Research on Cancer, Heart Disease, and Infectious Diseases Draws More than 17,500 Attendees to 2015 AACC Annual Meeting 4Tronics appoints Francois Vieillard as Sales and Marketing Director 2Biosimulation Market Worth 2,107.99 Million USD by 2020 2Biosimulation Market Worth 2,107.99 Million USD by 2020 3Biosimulation Market Worth 2,107.99 Million USD by 2020 4
... N.Y., March 20 XTL,Biopharmaceuticals Ltd. (Nasdaq: ... pre-clinical program in Hepatitis C focused on the ... Inc. Presidio,is a private biotechnology company focused on ... backed by some of the,most prominent investors in ...
... Corporation, a leading,provider of fully integrated imaging ... of its real-time patient and resource,scheduler software, ... staff, rooms with drag and drop ease,delivering ... ROI., A free CardioSchedule Information Kit ...
... March 20 Amsterdam Molecular,Therapeutics (Euronext: AMT), a ... announced that AMT,s Supervisory Board has decided to ... Board at its Annual,General Meeting of shareholders on ... of TomTom (Euronext Amsterdam: TOM2), and has been,instrumental ...
Cached Biology Technology:XTL Biopharmaceuticals Signs $108 Million Deal for the Licensing of its Pre- Clinical Program in Hepatitis C to Presidio Pharmaceuticals 2XTL Biopharmaceuticals Signs $108 Million Deal for the Licensing of its Pre- Clinical Program in Hepatitis C to Presidio Pharmaceuticals 3XTL Biopharmaceuticals Signs $108 Million Deal for the Licensing of its Pre- Clinical Program in Hepatitis C to Presidio Pharmaceuticals 4LUMEDX Updates Real-Time Patient and Resource Scheduler for Healthcare Systems 2Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics to Appoint Alexander Ribbink to Supervisory Board 2Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics to Appoint Alexander Ribbink to Supervisory Board 3
...
... antibody-based immunoaffinity matrices, such as Sepharose ... without compromising antigen-antibody reactivity, the need ... has precluded the application of these ... CHEMICON Re-Blot Plus Western Blot Mild ...
Applications: Western blotting ...
Applications: Western blotting ...
Biology Products: