2013

Archive

Prof. Karen McGlathery and grad student Matthew Oreska help develop first greenhouse gas methodology for tidal wetland and seagrass restoration to verified carbon standard

Restore America’s Estuaries Submits First Greenhouse Gas Methodology for Tidal Wetland and Seagrass Restoration to Verified Carbon Standard Wetland and Seagrass Restoration One Step Closer to Receiving Offsets Today, Restore America’s Estuaries submitted “Greenhouse Gas Accounting Methods for Tidal Wetland and Seagrass Restoration” to the Verified Carbon Standard to begin the approval process.This ground-breaking methodology […]

Prof. Alan Howard receives G.K. Gilbert Award

Prof. Alan Howard Alan received 2 prestigious awards this fall, one from the Geological Society of America (GSA) and the other from the American Geophysical Union (AGU). At the annual Geological Society of America meeting, Alan received the 2013 G.K. Gilbert Award, presented annually by the Planetary Geology Division of GSA for outstanding contributions to […]

G. Carleton Ray awarded the “Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences” first NOGI Award for Environment

G. Carleton Ray The Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences (AUAS) is pleased to announce the first recipient of the first NOGI Award for Environment to G. Carleton Ray PhD., who will be presented the distinguished statuette during the annual NOGI Awards Gala on Thursday, November 7, 2013, in Orlando, Florida. In making this announcement, […]

Environmental Sciences offers massive open online course (MOOC) linking biology and geomorphology in coastal wetlands

Environmental Sciences offers massive open online course (MOOC) linking biology and geomorphology in coastal wetlands EVSC 4993, EVSC 9999: Linking biology and geomorphology in coastal wetlands Linda Blum, Karen McGlathery, and Matt Reidenbach, as part of the Virginia Coast Reserve Long Term Ecological Research program (VCR-LTER), are collaborating with other faculty around the country to […]

Prof. Manuel Lerdau: Climate change great for ragweed, bad for allergy sufferers

New issue of the journal, Oceanography, highlights coastal LTER research

A special issue in the journal, Oceanography, highlights coastal LTER research. Prof. Karen McGlathery, head of the Virginia Coast Reserve (VCR) LTER program at UVA, along with Merryl Alber (GCE), and Dan Reed (SCS) were the co-editors.  The issue contains three VCR papers: Marsh Collapse Does Not Require Sea Level Rise S. Fagherazzi, G. Mariotti, P.L. […]

Better Than Space Camp: Graduate student Adrianna Foster spends summer at NASA

Grad Students Lead Del. Toscano (minority leader, VA House of Delegates) on Tour of Environmental Science Research

Emeritus Prof. Bruce Hayden starts new blog on climate and ecosystem interactions

Study: Two-Thirds of Eastern U.S. Rivers Are Alkaline

BIOMASS, a Satellite to Monitor World’s Forests, Set for 2020 Launch

Summer Session 2013: Students Study the Silver Screen and the Deep Blue Sea

UVA Bay Game Wins National Education Award

Ozone Masks Plant’s Volatiles, Confusing Plant-Eating Insects and Pollinators

Professor Stephan de Wekker Uses Small Copter for Weather Research, Teaching

Prof. Hank Shugart awarded $700,000 NASA Grant for Intensive Computing Summer School

Summer Internships Available – National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.

Summer Internship – National Fish and Wildlife Foundation. Washington, DC The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has openings for up to six University of Virginia Arts and Sciences advanced undergraduate students for the summer of 2013.  These internships are part of a recently-developed, ongoing partnership between NFWF and the University.  Compensation will be $6,000 […]

Prof. Jim Galloway and Allison Leach’s Nitrogen Footprint Model Paper Receives ‘Best of Year’ Award

Prof. D’Odorico publishes first global assessment of land and water ‘grabbing’