Tag: Lauren Manninen

Three students earn SURF Awards

The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program will support 20 students from across the University with funds from the Vice President for Research and the Honors Institute. The total funding for this summer’s program is $66,000. From the School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science, the following students were recipients:

Student Major Advisor Proposal
Lauren Manninensssssss Forestrysssss Tarasoff
& Kane
A comparison of the carbon sequestration potential of C3 vs C4 grasses in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
Jarrod Nelson Forestry Thomas Pypker A comparison of stemflow precipitation volume and nutrient content between red maple (acer rubrum) and black ash (fraxinus nigra)
Justina Silva AEES Erik Lilleskov Enzyme activity in changing peatland plant communities and their effect on carbon cycling