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Vermont EPSCoR GRAs Assist at Milton Middle School Science and Engineering Fair

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 00:18
Three Vermont EPSCoR graduate research assistants (GRAs) were invited judges for a local science and engineering fair held at Milton Middle School in Milton, VT on February 8, 2018. Wilton Burns, Caitlin Crossett, and Brittany Lancellotti acted as judges for science and engineering projects at the event.
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SCIENCE STUDIO: Julia Perdrial

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 12:33
Julia Perdrial is an assistant professor of geochemistry at the University of Vermont. As an environmental bio-geochemist and mineralogist, she takes a strong interdisciplinary approach to study low temperature environmental terrestrial and aquatic processes by combining experimental and field approaches.
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Ice-Out Days and Climate Change

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 15:00

  1. Ice-Out Days and Climate Change  Adirondack Almanack (press release) (blog)
  2. Full coverage

Ice-Out Days and Climate Change

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 15:00

  1. Ice-Out Days and Climate Change  Adirondack Almanack (press release) (blog)
  2. Full coverage

VT EPSCoR Magazine, Winter 2018

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 17:12
The Winter 2018 VT EPSCoR Magazine is now available.
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Ice-out days and climate change

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 17:12
While driving down from Isle La Motte in early December, my son and I noticed a fine skim of ice floating down the Alburg Passage. As it collided with the Route 2 bridge supports, it broke into rectangular fragments. I wondered if what I was seeing was typical, or a symptom of changing climate? But a single observation tells you only about the current weather, and says nothing about climate trends.
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In the path of the Hurricane: impact of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee on watershed hydrology and biogeochemistry

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 18:22
Although many climate predictions suggest
that the frequency and intensity of large storm
events might increase in the coming decades, few
studies document the full impact of such events along
their path.
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Merit Fund

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 18:22
Please join me in making a gift to the newly created Merit Award Fund for special recognition of graduate students and postdocs who embody the multi-disciplinary commitment to research and mentoring excellence that the VT EPSCoR program has built upon since its inception in Vermont in 1985. Judith Van Houten will match up to the first $2,500 in gifts to help kick off this important fund.
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Research Finding Ways to Inject Manure, Preserve Environment

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 18:22
Carol Adair and her colleagues have been studying the potential of tillage and manure application methods to reduce nitrous oxide emissions. They are comparing conventional tilling versus no-till systems, and broadcast versus manure injection.
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