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NASA Early Career Fellowship awarded to Dr. Michelle Thompson

NASA Early Career Fellowship awarded to Dr. Michelle Thompson
07-07-2020

Dr. Michelle Thompson has been awarded an Early Career Fellowship from NASA. She is an Assistant Professor for the Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences at Purdue University. The NASA Early Career Fellowship (ECF) program supports the development of individual research programs of outstanding scientists early in their careers and stimulates research careers in the areas supported by the NASA Planetary Sciences Division.

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Bubbling methane emissions caused by ice-free days in Arctic lakes

Bubbling methane emissions caused by ice-free days in Arctic lakes
07-07-2020

Purdue EAPS scientists have found that the amount of methane being released by Arctic lakes is increasing and lake emissions are projected to significantly rise due to melting in the region.

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COSUAM de Puerto Rico’s Sustainable Schools Program receives 2020 National Energy Globe Award

COSUAM de Puerto Rico’s Sustainable Schools Program receives 2020 National Energy Globe Award
07-06-2020

EAPS alumni, Dr. Angel R. Torres-Valcarcel, founded COSUAM de Puerto Rico, an environmental sustainability nonprofit in Puerto Rico. One of its signature programs, the Sustainable Schools Program, has received a National Energy Globe Award. This award is a worldwide recognition for sustainability efforts and is the second National Energy Globe Award that COSUAM de Puerto Rico has received.

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Tremblay awarded the GSA Doris M. Curtis Outstanding Woman in Science Award

Tremblay awarded the GSA Doris M. Curtis Outstanding Woman in Science Award
07-01-2020

The Geological Society of America (GSA) has announced that Marissa Tremblay, assistant professor of the Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, is the recipient of the Doris M. Curtis Outstanding Woman in Science Award. 

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'Carbon Farming' Could Make US Agriculture Truly Green

'Carbon Farming' Could Make US Agriculture Truly Green
06-24-2020

New federal legislation may create positive and lasting environmental changes. Professor Timothy Filley "has met with members of the Senate committee working on the US carbon farming legislation. He hopes that the new bill will encourage more farmers to protect their soil and perhaps make a bit of a dent in climate change."

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