New research from the University of Notre Dame mapped oceanic shipping patterns to see how the Arctic could be affected by non-native species being introduced by ballast water.
Changes in climate can increase infectious disease risk in animals, researchers found — with the possibility that these diseases could spread to humans, they warn.
The construction of the new watersheds began September 2019, but paused from January 2020 until August 1, 2020, to account for the eagle breeding season.
In the annual update of the University of Notre Dame’s Global Adaptation Initiative Country Index data sources for some vulnerability indicators have changed, including food dependency and urban concentration.
The Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS) awards 10-15 faculty fellowships annually to scholars, scientists, social scientists, engineers, and artists of varied disciplines.
At Notre Dame researchers are working to provide solutions to society’s complex environmental challenges to minimize the trade-offs between human welfare and environmental health.
Of the three bald eagle eggs laid at the University of Notre Dame’s Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND-LEEF) in St. Patrick’s County Park, the first hatched on Saturday, April 4, 2020.
Each year, fellows are selected “based on sustained excellence in contributions to freshwater science research, policy, or management.”
Researchers at the University of Notre Dame, University of Oklahoma, and Virginia Tech used radar technology to quantify mayfly swarms emerging from Midwestern water bodies and found populations have been steadily decreasing since 2012.
Notre Dame’s Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility provides a space for researchers to work in a field-like environment that mimics the complexities of the real world.
The research team found that although coastal homeowners may perceive a worsening of climate change-related hazards, these attitudes are largely unrelated to a homeowner’s expectations of actual home damage.
Danielle Wood, associate director for research in the Center for Civic Innovation at the University of Notre Dame, has been named project director of the Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative (ND-GAIN), a key program of the Notre Dame Environmental Change Initiative (ND-ECI).