Seed grants are intended to help foster new interdisciplinary or transdisciplinary sustainability and global / environmental change research. The projects below are seen as investments that are likely to lead to new publications and future external grant funding.
2019 seed grant awardees:
Improving Urban Water Management by Bridging the Digital Divide between Urban Farmers and Soil Sensing. Juliet Carlisle, Political Science; Steve Burian, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Hanseup Kim, Electrical & Computer Engineering.
Climatic and Dietary Drivers of Land Cover Change in the Peruvian Andes. Brian Codding, Anthropology; Andrea Brunelle, Geography.
Understanding the Metals we Breathe. Pete Lippert, Geology & Geophysics; Gannet Hallar, Atmospheric Sciences; Kerry Kelly, Chemical Engineering.
Constraining impacts on snow water resources from a warmer climate and radiative forcing by dust on snow in the Wasatch Mountains. McKenzie Skiles, Geography; Carlos Oroza, Civil & Environmental Engineering.
Spatial and temporal variability in the rhizome microbiome in stormwater green Infrastructure for arid environments. Rose Smith, School of Biological Sciences; Ramesh Goel, Civil & Environmental Engineering; Sarah Hinners, City & Metropolitan Planning.
Evaporated: Tales from the Flats. Wendy Wischer, Art & Art History, Brenda Bowen, Geology & Geophysics.