BSU awarded $1.7M to study climate change effects on birds
The Department of Defense has awarded a team of researchers, led by Boise State University biological sciences professor Julie Heath, a four-year, $1.7 million grant to monitor the effects of climate change on American kestrels and develop a modeling system that can be used broadly to predict how other avian species will react to changes in weather patterns.
ISU's Sarah Godsey Receives Prestigious NSF Award
Idaho State University geosciences Assistant Professor Sarah Godsey has received one of the "most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty" awarded by the National Science Foundation. Her award includes more than $500,000 to study streams and stream channels for five years.
The award is part of the NSF's Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER). According the NSF, the award is given to faculty "who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization."
The title of Godsey's CAREER award is "Active Learning Across Interfaces: Controls on Flow Intermittency and Water Age in Temporary Streams."
Health of Our Lakes
Idaho Public TV explores the Health of our Lakes, focusing on Fernan, Coeur d'Alene, and Hayden Lakes in North Idaho.