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Notre Dame receives grant to fight invasive species

Notre Dame is getting involved in the fight to protect the Great Lakes. The university has received a $599,931 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency to develop technology for early detection of invasive species in the Great Lakes. "By stopping these species we can stop the ecological costs, but also...

Notre Dame receives grant to fight invasive species

Notre Dame is getting involved in the fight to protect the Great Lakes. The university has received a $599,931 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency to develop technology for early detection of invasive species in the Great Lakes. "By stopping these species we can stop the ecological costs, but also...

How to Build a Cooler City

As global temperatures rise, urban areas are facing challenges in keeping their infrastructure and their residents cool. Chicago is tackling that problem with a green design makeover. This report is part of the PBS NewsHour Coping with Climate Change series. Dr. Joseph Fernando, investigator on the ECI Climate Change Adaptation...

How to Build a Cooler City

As global temperatures rise, urban areas are facing challenges in keeping their infrastructure and their residents cool. Chicago is tackling that problem with a green design makeover. This report is part of the PBS NewsHour Coping with Climate Change series. Dr. Joseph Fernando, investigator on the ECI Climate Change Adaptation...

Feds back research to stop Great Lakes invasions

JOHN FLESHER, AP Environmental Writer Updated 3:06 p.m., Tuesday, October 2, 2012 Read the online version.   TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal grants will support stepped-up research into ways to prevent invasions of the Great Lakes by foreign animal and plant species, with special emphasis on refining techniques that detect...

Feds back research to stop Great Lakes invasions

JOHN FLESHER, AP Environmental Writer Updated 3:06 p.m., Tuesday, October 2, 2012 Read the online version.   TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Federal grants will support stepped-up research into ways to prevent invasions of the Great Lakes by foreign animal and plant species, with special emphasis on refining techniques that detect...

iCeNSA network opens flow of ideas, collaboration

iCeNSA is a connector and a hub whose interdisciplinary work and faculty affiliates span computing, science, engineering, mathematics, social science and humanities. Nitesh Chawla of computer science and engineering is director of the center, with co-directors Michael Ferdig of biological sciences, David Hachen of sociology and Zoltán Toroczkai of physics....

iCeNSA network opens flow of ideas, collaboration

iCeNSA is a connector and a hub whose interdisciplinary work and faculty affiliates span computing, science, engineering, mathematics, social science and humanities. Nitesh Chawla of computer science and engineering is director of the center, with co-directors Michael Ferdig of biological sciences, David Hachen of sociology and Zoltán Toroczkai of physics....

ND-LEEF: Out of the Laboratory, Into the Environment

A groundbreaking ceremony was held June 15, 2012 for the Notre Dame Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND LEEF), located at St. Patrick's County Park in St. Joseph County, Indiana. The field-based environmental research facility will allow Notre Dame scientists, graduate and undergraduate researchers, visiting scholars and other academic institutions to...

ND-LEEF: Out of the Laboratory, Into the Environment

A groundbreaking ceremony was held June 15, 2012 for the Notre Dame Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND LEEF), located at St. Patrick's County Park in St. Joseph County, Indiana. The field-based environmental research facility will allow Notre Dame scientists, graduate and undergraduate researchers, visiting scholars and other academic institutions to...