As one of two NAU teams competing in the Mesa Project, Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability PhD student Phoenix Eskridge-Aldama and teammate Eric Wise worked on a project to use increased tree cover to mitigate urban heat stresses under climate change. Read more at NAU News.
NAU launches a new non-credit certificate program in greenhouse gas (GHG) accounting. The professional certificate is fully online and self-paced! A series of four courses train professionals on the best practices and requirements for quantifying, reporting and analyzing the GHG emissions associated with a company and how to use reported emissions to design effective emission reduction strategies. GHG accounting skills… Read more
Please join us for a special seminar discussion with Paloma Medina, Ph.D., a computational biologist and award-winning science communicator. Paloma will be giving their talk, “Looking for Marla: At the Intersection of Sex Chromosome Evolution, Culture, and Gender” on Monday, April 3rd at 3 PM in Geology Rm 223. This talk will follow Paloma’s experience researching and self-publishing Looking for… Read more
Led by Assistant Professor Dr. Sara Souther, a new $1.5 million NSF grant will focus on research with multiple Tribal nations to restore Emory oak ecosystems across Arizona. The five-year project “DISES: Restoration of a southwestern cultural keystone species: Integrating socio‐ecological systems to predict resilience of traditional acorn harvest by western Apache communities” also involves SES Co-PIs Clare Aslan and… Read more
A new $3 million NSF grant will support recent graduates seeking research opportunities and career training in Southwest climate adaptation. Primarily from Indigenous and Hispanic/Latine backgrounds, fellows will work on a research project co-developed with Tribal communities, as well as engaging in mentoring, networking, and career development activities. The grant is co-awarded to NAU… Read more