Jennifer Tank named Hoosier Resilience Hero

Jennifer Tank named Hoosier Resilience Hero
Tank, who also currently serves as the current president of the Society for Freshwater Science, is being recognized for her research that sits at the intersection of freshwater systems and agriculture in the Midwest.

Report: Warmer air, heavier rains will threaten Indiana’s freshwater ecosystems

Report: Warmer air, heavier rains will threaten Indiana’s freshwater ecosystems
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...

Researchers receive $2.9 Million for 5-year Monsoon Study

Researchers receive $2.9 Million for 5-year Monsoon Study
Researchers at the University of Notre Dame are at the forefront of a five-year study to measure oceanic and atmospheric conditions and flow patterns of monsoons across the Indian Ocean, in particular Bay of Bengal, to help improve predictive models. Current models can predict monsoon weather seven to 10 days out....

Zika: Where are we now?

Zika: Where are we now?
Professors in Notre Dame’s Department of Biological Sciences and members of the Eck Institute reflect on the outbreak, the challenges presented by the virus and the work yet to be done to help health professionals and key decision makers protect their citizens.