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Dee Jordan receives 2020 AAG Enhancing Diversity Award

Dee Jordan receives 2020 AAG Enhancing Diversity Award

November 1, 2019

Congratulations to PhD candidate Dee Jordan on being awarded a recipient of the 2020 AAG Enhancing Diversity Award.

Dr. Sieglinde Snapp awarded Fellow status in SSSA

Dr. Sieglinde Snapp awarded Fellow status in SSSA

October 30, 2019

Sieglinde Snapp, Professor of Soils and Cropping Systems Ecology and Associate Director of CGCEO, has recently been awarded Fellow status in the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)

Geospatial Scientist Talent Cluster at MSU Recognized by NASA Program

Geospatial Scientist Talent Cluster at MSU Recognized by NASA Program

September 4, 2019

The NASA Land-Cover/Land-Use Change (LCLUC) Program has awarded four of the nine proposals funded from its latest call to faculty now affiliated with the MSU Center for Global Change and Earth Observations (CGCEO).

Desertification and the cost of cattle grazing in Kazakhstan – CGCEO provides a geospatial perspective

Desertification and the cost of cattle grazing in Kazakhstan – CGCEO provides a geospatial perspective

August 21, 2019

Dr. Jiaguo Qi, together with colleagues at the U.S. Department of Agriculture and AgriTech Hub Kazakhstan, have been awarded a contract by the Asian Development Bank for $500,000 to examine the relationship among climate change, desertification, farming and cattle grazing practices in Kazakhstan.

The health benefits of neighborhood greenspaces – NIH funds research on causal connections

The health benefits of neighborhood greenspaces – NIH funds research on causal connections

August 7, 2019

Recently awarded $3.3 million by the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Pearson leads a highly interdisciplinary, multi-university team (Figure 1) who will investigate whether over time, exposure to green space will lead to improved physical activity and downstream cardio-metabolic health for residents of several low-income neighborhoods in the City of Detroit.

Dr. Catherine Lindell named editor of prestigious ornithological journal

Dr. Catherine Lindell named editor of prestigious ornithological journal

December 20, 2018

The Center's Catherine Lindell has been named editor of The Condor: Ornithological Applications, one of two peer-reviewed journals published by the American Ornithological Society.

New NASA awards allows Researchers to Investigate Methods to improve System of Dams in the Lower Mekong River Basin

February 8, 2018

New NASA awards allows Researchers to Investigate Methods to improve System of Dams in the Lower Mekong River Basin

Dr. Emilio Moran appointed to the National Science Board

Dr. Emilio Moran appointed to the National Science Board

October 7, 2016

On October 6, 2016, President Barack Obama appointed Dr. Emilio Moran to the National Science Board, where he, along with 23 other scientists and industry leaders, will provide guidance to the President and Congress on decisions of national policy and on the National Science Foundation’s investments in science and technology.

The Journal of Geophysical Research includes the Landscape Ecology and Ecosystem Science (LEES) in Research Spotlight

October 13, 2015

The Landscape Ecology and Ecosystem Sciences lab's (LEES) latest findings on carbon flux in Lake Erie will be featured as a Research Spotlight in Eos and posted to the Journal of Geophysical Research's website October 2015.

Dr. Catherine Lindell awarded by NSF CNH

September 11, 2015

CGCEO’s Dr. Catherine Lindell was selected alongside 16 other scientists to receive the National Science Foundation (NSF) Couple Human and Natural Systems Program (CNH) award for research on how humans and the environment interact. A total of $20.4 million was divided among the winners on August 14, 2015.

Research on China's forest restoration earns national coverage

April 4, 2011

The "Effects of conservation policy on China's forest recovery"—a study conducted by CGCEO's Bill McConnell and the Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability—discovered the effectiveness of the Natural Forest Conservation Program (NFCP) on a national scale and its contribution to changes in net primary productivity.