2009

Archive

Grad student David Lutz awarded grant to study Russian boreal forests

Graduate student David Lutz was recently awarded a $40,000 grant to study the impact of climate change on Russian boreal forests. The funding was awarded through the U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation as an international project in collaboration with the Russian Academy of Sciences. Congratulations David! Information about the U.S. Civilian Research and Development […]

Research by grad student Kim Holzer featured on Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) website

Prof. Michael Garstang unveils art as gift to Environmental Sciences

Prof. Vivian Thomson publishes new book: “Garbage In, Garbage Out: Solving the Problems with Long-Distance Trash Transport”

Associate Professor Vivian Thomson’s book, “Garbage In, Garbage Out: Solving the Problems with Long-Distance Trash Transport”, is now in print (University of Virginia Press, 2009).  This work examines interstate trash transport in the United States within a broad social, economic, and cultural context that includes comparisons with practices in the EU and Japan.

Rating scheme for DMP’s level of distinction

Guidelines from UGARC presented to and accepted by the faculty on November 14, 2007 Rating scheme for DMP’s level of distinction (guidelines, not rules) The benefit of having a guideline for making recommendations for level of distinction include: uniformity of outcome from year to year as UGARC membership changes; clarification of expectations regarding level of […]

Meredith Ferdie Muth awarded Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

Graduate student Meredith Ferdie Muth was recently awarded a Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. The National Sea Grant College Program Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship, established in 1979, provides a unique educational experience to students who have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those […]

Panday, Arnico

Atmospheric chemistry, mountain meteorology, urban air pollution, regional haze, aerosol-climate interactions, sustainable development.

Grad student Noah Egge wins prestigious Knowles Science Fellowship

Impact of Weather on Human Behavior class featured in UVA Today

Jennifer Romanowich awarded NSF graduate fellowship

Graduate student Jennifer Romanowich was recently awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. This is an extremely competitive and prestigious award, and funds her Ph.D. research at the University of Virginia. Her fellowship is through the Biological Oceanography program at NSF to study the hydrodynamics and sediment transport processes occurring in seagrass and coral […]

Prof. Deborah Lawrence named a fellow in Jefferson Science, Fulbright and Guggenheim Programs

Deborah Lawrence, associate professor of environmental sciences at the University of Virginia, has recently been named a Jefferson Science Fellow by the U.S. Department of State, pending diplomatic security clearance approval. UVA Today Announcement Lawrence this year also was named a Guggenheim Fellow and a Fulbright Scholar. She earned these two awards to continue work […]

Kirwan, Matthew

geomorphology, ecosystem ecology, coastal and estuarine processes

EVSC Computer Help Desk

Please use the below links to access information regarding the department network and resources.  Otherwise, please contact Will. Configuring the printer using Print Manager Plus WebAdvantage Configuring your personal computer: How to set your computer up for wireless access Using Microsoft Exchange Calendar Anti virus support Backing up data Printing help: How to set your […]

Prof. Mike Pace honored with G. Evelyn Hutchinson Award

The American Society of Limnology and Oceanography has honored Prof. Michael Pace with the G. Evelyn Hutchinson Award The G. Evelyn Hutchinson Award has been presented annually since 1982 to recognize excellence in any aspect of limnology or oceanography. The award is intended to symbolize the quality and innovations toward which the society strives and […]

Guide to submitting proposals to the GARC

These guidelines should be used for all research proposal submissions to the GARC unless otherwise specified in the call for proposals. If there are questions not addressed in this document, they should be referred to the chair of the GARC. All proposals must contain the following items in the order specified. Pages should be numbered […]

Graduate Research Awards

The Graduate Academic Review Committee [Chair: Todd Scanlon (Fall)/Howard Epstein (Spring)] oversees graduate research efforts in the department. This committee manages requests for travel awards and the annual competition for research awards supported from the Department’s research overhead account, the Moore Research Endowment, and other sources. Note that in all cases, application for the research […]