Industries such as agriculture, transportation, and recreation all benefit from the health and stability of Indiana’s freshwaters. Now a new report released by the Indiana Climate Change Impacts Assessment (IN CCIA) suggests that with warmer temperatures and increases in precipitation, effective management and conservation of the state’s freshwater ecosystems will...
Jennifer Tank, Galla Professor of Biological Sciences and director of the Notre Dame Environmental Change Initiative, served as one of 15 experts on the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine's Committee on Future Water Resource Needs for the Nation.
The Urban Adaptation Assessment is an open-source, free measurement and analysis tool that explores a city’s ability to adapt and readiness for adaptation to climate change.
Spanning nearly 2 acres of space along and between the double domes of the Joyce Center, the roof surface is the fifth living rooftop installed at Notre Dame.
University of Notre Dame doctoral and thesis master’s students can now apply for the Rapid Exposure to Advanced Computational Training (REACT) program.
On Sunday, October 7, 2018, the University of Notre Dame’s Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND-LEEF) will host its annual Science Sunday open house from 1 – 4 p.m. The event will take place at ND-LEEF within St. Patrick’s County Park located on Laurel Road in South Bend.
The University of Notre Dame’s Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND-LEEF) will host an event in their “Science at Sunset” series from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 27, 2018.
Notre Dame researchers have created an integrated framework to identify which neighborhoods would benefit most from green roofs – and provide city officials with a strategic approach to ensure the best return on their investment to beat the heat.
The University of Notre Dame’s Science of Wellness Initiative (SWI) has announced the new Catalyst Seed Grant (CSG) Program. Full-time, regular Notre Dame faculty from all disciplines are encouraged to apply.
Five postdoctoral research associates have joined the University of Notre Dame’s Environmental Change Initiative (ND-ECI). The researchers will contribute to several research programs, including the Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative (ND-GAIN), and collaborate with ECI-affiliated faculty.
The Notre Dame Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND-LEEF) will host an event in their “Science at Sunset” series from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 19, 2018. This event will take place at the ND-LEEF Morrison Pavilion within St. Patrick’s County Park located on Laurel Road in South Bend....
In February 2018, a pair of bald eagle eggs were laid at a nest at Notre Dame's Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND-LEEF). The live cam capturing their hatching and development has attracted viewers around the world.
Brebeck has pursued her passion in word and deed as an intern for the Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative (ND-GAIN). With three other interns, she’s helping to build an online tool known as the Urban Adaptation Assessment (UAA).
Two bald eaglets have hatched at the University of Notre Dame’s Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND-LEEF) in St. Patrick’s County Park. The pair of bald eagles, who first claimed a former red-tailed hawk nest in 2015, laid the eggs at the end of February and hatched on Monday, April 2,...
As Jesse Kharbanda stood at the podium to finish his talk on Thursday night in DeBartolo Hall, an image of another man at a podium appeared behind him. Much like Kharbanda, it was a leader who called Americans to pursue what then seemed a preposterous dream. “This is President Kennedy...
The 14 investigators who received 2017 seed grants from the Notre Dame Environmental Change Initiative (ND-ECI) are seeing their research bear fruit in ways that include testing the environmental impact of nanomaterials, using crowd sensing to detect groundwater well contamination, and studying Great Lakes salmon in light of Laudato si.’…
Kyle Bibby is an associate professor in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences and an affiliated faculty member of the Notre Dame Environmental Change Initiative (ND-ECI). In this Q&A, Bibby discusses the emergent role and perception of his microbiome research.
Notre Dame research by Dominic Chaloner, Bharat Ranganathan, and Fr. Terrence Ehrman, C.S.C. sought to explore the principles of integral ecology set forth in Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical Laudato si’- "On Care For Our Common Home."
If there is a formula for how an internship should strike a balance between too little boss oversight and too much over-your-shoulder scrutiny, then Matt Lupo may have found it. “It should be structured enough to tell you what to do,” said Lupo, of his internship with the Notre Dame Global...