ESC Faculty Funding Awards for Spring 2022

The Ecosystem Science Center (ESC) is proud to announce its member seed funding awards for Spring 2022. ESC aims to advance our knowledge of the inherent complexity of social-ecological systems. Thus, ESC provides small grants to members to help develop externally supported research programs to that end.

ESC congratulates the following recipients:

  • Rod Chimner, CFRES, along with Erik Lilleskov, Northern Research Station and CFRES (ESC member) and Laura Bourgeau-Chavez, Michigan Tech Research Institute, for the project “Developing a mountain peatland mapping program in the Rocky Mountains.”
  • Molly Cavaleri, CFRES, along with Andrew Burton, CFRES (ESC member), and Carsten Külheim, CFRES (ESC member), for the project “Acclimation of Quercus rubra root respiration across a Midwest temperature gradient.”