Thomas Pypker has received $4,322 for the first year of a potential three-year, $14,176 project from the for “Carbon-Water Cycling in the Critical Zone: Understanding Ecosystem Process Variability Across Complex Terrain.”
Adjunct Assistant Professor Sigrid Resh and co-PI Research Assistant Professor Evan Kane have received $149,397 from the US Department of Energy for a two-year project, Interactive Effects of Climate Change and Decomposer Communities on the Stabilization of Wood-Derived Carbon Pools: Catalyst for a New Study.
Associate Professor Robert Froese has received $48,078 from the US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, for a 29-month project, Carbon Implications of Poplar Energy Crops Throughout the Energy Supply Chain.
Associate Professor Andrew Burton is an author on a paper, “Soil-Warming Carbon-Nitrogen Interactions and Forest Carbon Budgets,” published in this week’s early online edition (May 23 to 27) of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
Burton is director of Michigan Tech’s Ecosystem Science Center and the Midwestern Regional Center for the US Department of Energy’s National Institute for Climatic Change Research. Lead author on the paper is Jerry Melillo of the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Mass. For more information, visit EurekAlert.
Assistant Professor Audrey Mayer has received $5,000 from Oak Ridge Associated Universities for a one-year project, “Regional-Scale Impacts of Bioenergy and Carbon Sequestration Policies for Nonindustrial Private Forests in Michigan and Tennessee.”