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USU Associate Professor David Rosenberg and Ayman Alafifi, a water resources engineer at Brown and Caldwell, have developed an innovative computer model that helps water and wetland managers make better, data-based decisions.
Matt Yost, an assistant professor and Extension agroclimate specialist at Utah State University, has been recognized by the American Society of Agronomy with the organization’s Early Career Award.
Researcher Courtney Flint, a natural resources sociologist, will address how understanding the relationship between Utah's lands and personal well being, as well as the importance of including the goals and objectives of key stakeholders in making land-use decisions, is necessary for Utah's future at the next Research Landscapes in Salt Lake City.
Trisha Atwood of Watershed Sciences and the Ecology Center is a recipient of a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Gulf Research Program Early-Career Research Fellowship.
A severe drought that has caused water levels in Southeast Asia’s Mekong River to drop to their lowest in more than 100 years could have devastating consequences for fish, as well as the tens of millions of people living and working along the river, experts warn.
Utah State University ecologist Bonnie Waring heads one of seven projects chosen nationally by competitive peer review for a U.S. Department of Energy Terrestrial Ecological Sciences grant.
Wilkins is a CAS Cohort 2 student in the Smith Lab
Hager will collaborate with media professionals at the Idaho Statesman in Boise, Idaho
The Jeanne X. Kasperson Award is given to the winners of the student paper competition in the Hazards, Risk, and Disasters Specialty Group of the American Association of Geographers.
Huntly to Participate in Science, Stories, and Sustainability Workshop at Intermountain Sustainability Summit
CAS Director Nancy Huntly will discuss the Fourth National Climate Assessment during the session on Friday, March 22, in Shepherd Union, Room 404
Haight and his host (CAS co-PI) Sasha Reed published work on seed bank community and soil texture relationships
Rosenberg’s Lab Publishes New Work on Data Availability and Research Reproducibility in Hydrology and Water Resources
The team used a survey tool to identify key bottlenecks to making work more reproducible.
CAS Co-PI Patrick Belmont and other USU faculty bring attention to USU's carbon footprint
CAS students will host an event on January 15th at the Logan Public Library at 7 p.m. in the Jim Bridger Room. The Fourth National Climate Assessment will be introduced, along with breakout discussions on topics relevant to Cache Valley. Family-friendly, light refreshments provided.
Emily Wilkins and colleagues publish their findings in PLoS ONE
Cohort 1 and their fire paper are featured in Utah State Today.
Students and faculty will present research related to the CAS Studio research class, theses, and more. Click the title above for presentation details.
Patrick Belmont and Chris Monz are leading an effort toward a resolution that would bolster a commitment by former President Albrecht to make USU a carbon neutral university.
CAS faculty member Peter Howe and colleagues in the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication are featured in the New York Times for work highlighting public consensus on solutions.
Drs. Brendan Murphy, Larissa Yocom, and Patrick Belmont acknowledge the well-documented risk wildfires pose to homes and structures, but highlight the less appreciated risk that high severity wildfires pose for water security.
CAS Trainee Hongchao Zhang Examines Relationship Between Air Quality and Wintertime Canyon Visitation
Zhang and faculty member Jordan Smith determined the influence of a variety of "push" and "pull" factors.
Hager and colleagues from her CAS internship with the USDA California Climate Hub focus on resilience to fire and drought.
Morrisett (CAS Cohort 3 PhD Student) completed a summer internship with the Center during her undergraduate career at Stanford.