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Research conducted by Center for Water and Society members is showcased below. View Presentations or Click on each project below for more information.
2013 Faculty Research Showcase

2010 Faculty Research Showcase


Current CWS Projects

CNH: Managing Impacts of Global Transport of Atmosphere-Surface Exchangeable Pollutants in the Context of Global Change, Funded by NSF, PI: Judith Perlinger

WSC-Category 2 Collaborative: Robust Decision-making for South Florida Water Resources by Ecosystem Service Valuation, Hydro-economic Optimization and Conflict Resolution Modeling, Funded by NSF, PI: David Watkins

Enhancing the Capacity for Sustainable Forest Management in Chiapas and Oaxaca, Funded by Higher Education for Development/USAID, PI: Alex Mayer

SustR: Sustainable Development for Rural Communities: Social, Health, Economic, and Environmental Advances, Funded by the US Department of Education's Fund for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education North American Mobility Program, PI: Alex Mayer

Huron Creek Watershed, Funded by Michigan EPA, PI: Alex Mayer

Sedimentation in Schoharie Reservoir: Temporal Dynamics, Funded by Upstate Freshwater Institute (pass through funding from NYC Dept. Environmental Protection), PI: Noel Urban

Collaborative Research: The carbon balance of Lake Superior: modeling lake processes and understanding impacts on the regional carbon budget, Funded by NSF, PI: Noel Urban

Herring Gull BioSentinal Sampling Program, Funded by Clemson University, PI: Judith Perlinger

Streamside Lake Sturgeon Culture for the Ontonagon River, Michigan, Funded by MI DNR, PI: Nancy Auer

Evaluating Riparian Timber Harvesting Guidelines: Phase 3, Result 2 Evaluate Aquatic Habitat Impacts, Funded by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Forest Service, Northern Research Station, PI: Casey Huckins

Collaborative Research: Modeling and Analyzing the Use, Efficiency, Value and Governance of Water as a Material in the Great Lakes Region Through an Integrated Approach, Funded by NSF, PI: Alex Mayer

Characterizing lessons learned from federal biomass removal projects, Funded by U.S. Forest Service, PI: Kathleen Halvorsen

Erosion Reduction by Air Entrainment, Phase I, Funded by S. Florida Water Management District, PI: Brian Barkdoll

Intergovernmental Personnel Act Agreement with US Army Corps of Engineers, Funded by the US Army Corps of Engineers, PI: David Watkins

Graduate Student Scholarships to Advance a Global Outlook of Economic and Social Prosperity that Protects the Environment, Funded by NSF, PI: Judith Perlinger

Testing of Remote Sensing Methods for Delineating Fracture Systems in Volcanic Terrains to Cavity Networks in Karst, Funded by the Univ. of Michigan-Michigan Space Grant Consortium, PI: John Gierke

Engaging Social Scientists in the WATERS Initiative: Special Sessions at the 2008 International Symposium on Society and Resource Management , Funded by NSF, PI: Alex Mayer

Associations Between Groundwater-Surface Water Dynamics and Coaster Brook Trout Spawning Habitat in the Salmon Trout River, Marquette County, Michigan, Funded by Huron Mountain Wildlife Foundation, Trout Unlimited, DeVlieg Foundation, PI: Alex Mayer

Limnological Research in Lake Superior for Middle/High School Students, Teachers and Communities, Funded by Michigan Space Grant Consortium, PI: Joan Schumaker Chadde

Lake Superior Education Program for Teachers, Students and Communities, Funded by Copper Country ISD (subcontract) with funding from Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Coastal Management Program,
PI: Joan Schumaker Chadde

Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative, Funded by Copper Country Inermediate School District, PI: Joan Schumaker Chadde


Recent CWS Projects

ExCit: Expanding Cities - People, Water and Infrastructure, Funded by the US Dept. of Education, PI: Alex Mayer

Michigan Tech-UNISON Linkage: Training a Core of Water Resources Experts, Funded by the Association Liaison Office/US Agency for International Development, PI: Alex Mayer

Air: A Conduit between Water, Society, and Space , Funded by the State of Michigan - REF, PI: Alex Mayer

 

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Houghton, Michigan, 49931-1295, USA

Center E-mail: mtcws@mtu.edu

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