Navigation Links
New understanding of how humans and the environment interact
Date:9/21/2011

p>"By bringing together researchers from a wide variety of academic fields," Ruth says, "the projects will provide valuable new insights into the ways in which we, our environment, and the natural resources we rely on for our survival act as one interconnected system."

"The diversity of topics in these awards shows the intellectual richness of the CNH program, and its relevance to NSF's investments in sustainability research and education," says Alan Tessier, CNH program director in BIO.

"The projects address key societal challenges in the management of 'ecosystem services' and in adaptation to climate change."

2011 DYNAMICS OF COUPLED NATURAL AND HUMAN SYSTEMS (CNH) AWARDS

Water Quality and Environmental Health in Botswana: Coupled Dynamics in a Water-Scarce Environment
Kathleen Alexander, Virginia Polytechnic Institute

Researchers will evaluate links among human and other animal populations in the Chobe River region of Botswana using Escherichia coli as a model microorganism to track transmission of microbes among the river, wildlife, domestic animals and humans.

When Strengths Can Become Weaknesses: Emerging Vulnerabilities in Coupled Natural Human Systems under Globalization and Climate Change
John Martin Anderies, Arizona State University

Scientists will examine small-scale irrigation systems whose infrastructure plays a critical role in resource provision to look at how biophysical and social systems have interacted to cope with new vulnerabilities.

The Emergence of Adaptive Governance Arrangements for Tropical Forest Ecosystems
Krister Andersson, University of Colorado-Boulder

Scientists will study 56 community-managed tropical forest ecosystems in Bolivia and Uganda, with a special emphasis on the roles of local ecological knowledge, cultural values and beliefs and socioeconomic inequalities in individual and community decision-making about forest r
'/>"/>

Contact: Cheryl Dybas
cdybas@nsf.gov
703-292-7734
National Science Foundation
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Related biology news :

1. Researchers report new understanding of role of telomeres in tumor growth
2. New understanding of biomarkers could lead to earlier diagnosis of fatal diseases
3. Owl study expands understanding of human stereovision
4. Scientists a step closer to understanding natural antifreeze molecules
5. Emerging research in brain connectivity reveals new understanding of neurological disorders
6. Understanding a bacterial immune system 1 step at a time
7. New understanding of brain chemistry could prevent brain damage after injury
8. From a bucket of seawater, new understanding of the ocean
9. ISU research leads to understanding of how crops deal with stress -- yields biggest enemy
10. TGen findings contribute to understanding of diabetic kidney disease
11. A better understanding of the aging immune system
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
New understanding of how humans and the environment interact
(Date:10/2/2014)... CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS 2014 Conference: A Step Ahead ... SECURE CONNEXIONS 2014 is being held at Paris Nord ... This 29 th  international meeting for the digital security ... together the global community of a constantly evolving sector. ... will set the pace for the event.   ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... discovered a new form of non-genetic inheritance, showing for ... previous sexual partner in flies at least., This ... Greek times, but was discredited in the early 20th ... out, UNSW Australia scientists Dr Angela Crean, Professor Russell ... male flies and studied their offspring., They found that ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... , Finnland, October 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... Durchbruch im Bereich der Biowissenschaften   ... ein Kommen und Gehen zahlreicher Detektionstechnologien. Einige ... zum goldenen Standard. Die Photonen-Upconversion ist eine ... letzten Jahren mit Begeisterung aufgenommen wurde. Jetzt ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS - Conferences & Speakers 2014 2CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS - Conferences & Speakers 2014 3CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS - Conferences & Speakers 2014 4Semen secrets: How a previous sexual partner can influence another male's offspring 2Innovative Verwendungslösung für die Photonen-Upconversion 2Innovative Verwendungslösung für die Photonen-Upconversion 3
... ease the antibiotic drought, scientists in Massachusetts are describing ... in efforts to discover badly needed new antibiotics. Their ... monthly journal. Frederick Ausubel and colleagues note ... germ-fighting drugs involve adding the potential drug to cultures ...
... Pa., Aug. 4 ComCam International, Inc. (Pink Sheets: CMCJ), ... and services, today announced that it has been selected by ... integration for a Maritime Domain Awareness and Seaport security project. ... stated, "Our two companies have worked informally for about a ...
... paint has been restricted in the United States since ... in major countries from three continents there is still ... to sell consumer paints that contain dangerous levels of ... PhD, and his team have found that approximately 73 ...
Cached Biology News:ComCam Selected by ePortation on New Maritime Domain Awareness Project 2Lead-based consumer paint remains a global public health threat 2Lead-based consumer paint remains a global public health threat 3
(Date:10/1/2014)... 2014  Spherix Incorporated (Nasdaq: SPEX) -- an intellectual property ... of intellectual property, announced today that the Markman ... in the U.S. District Court for the Northern ... been rescheduled for November 10, 2014.  This hearing ... Court Order setting the Markman date was received ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Jolla, Calif. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 ... announced the initial round of grants for the ... an undertaking that aims to develop and revolutionize ... circuit functions of the human brain. This first ... for fiscal year 2014 was allocated to more ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Centreville, VA (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 ... the Diagnostic, Clinical Therapeutics, Healthcare IT, and Laboratory Testing ... and regulatory positions at the director level and above ... payers struggling to stay on top of rapid breakthroughs ... a result, many diagnostic companies have been forced to ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Industry leaders from retail pharmacies to ... theme, ,Commercial Opportunities in the Era of Reform, from ... Elsevier , a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and ... of some of the industry,s most prominent healthcare leaders ... in the future. The Elsevier Healthcare and ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Markman Hearing Date for VTech and Uniden Litigation Now Set for November 10, 2014 2NIH Awards 15 Grants to CHI Members for BRAIN Initiative Research 2NIH Awards 15 Grants to CHI Members for BRAIN Initiative Research 3Slone Partners Meets Growing Demand as Industry Focuses on Reimbursement & Regulation 2Elsevier Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Economics Conference 2014 To Convene Industry Leaders to Discuss Top Healthcare Business Issues 2Elsevier Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Economics Conference 2014 To Convene Industry Leaders to Discuss Top Healthcare Business Issues 3
... Senesco Technologies , Inc. ("Senesco" or the "Company") (NYSE ... 2009, the Company entered into a definitive purchase agreement with Partlet ... 1,111,111 shares of its common stock (the "Shares") at a price ... up to 1,000,000 shares of common stock, which warrants are exercisable ...
... its discovery just a few years ago, graphene has ... super-materials poised to transform the electronics and nanotechnology landscape. ... of Arizona State University explains, this two dimensional honeycomb ... Its unusual properties make it ideal for applications that ...
... , KENILWORTH, N.J., July 9 Schering-Plough Corporation ... Schering-Plough K.K., the company,s country operation in Japan, ... mg Tablets for the treatment of major depressive ... Seika Kabushiki Kaisha, Ltd. Schering-Plough and Meiji Seika ...
Cached Biology Technology:Senesco Technologies Enters Into Agreement For Up To $1.0 Million In Financing 2Senesco Technologies Enters Into Agreement For Up To $1.0 Million In Financing 3Senesco Technologies Enters Into Agreement For Up To $1.0 Million In Financing 4Material world: Graphene's versatility promises new applications 2Material world: Graphene's versatility promises new applications 3Material world: Graphene's versatility promises new applications 4REMERON(R) Now Approved in Japan for the Treatment of Depression in Adult Patients 2REMERON(R) Now Approved in Japan for the Treatment of Depression in Adult Patients 3REMERON(R) Now Approved in Japan for the Treatment of Depression in Adult Patients 4REMERON(R) Now Approved in Japan for the Treatment of Depression in Adult Patients 5
... of Class II Biological Safety Cabinets ... to the world's highest safety standards. ... cabinets cannot be adjusted out of ... noise and arm rest ensure safety ...
... The Holten MaxiSafe 2010 Class II ... ergonomical working condition of comfort while ... efficiency and performance.,Refined operator, environment and ... both exhausted and recirculated air.,Bottom filters ...
... is designed for paramagnetic bead precipitation from ... PCR plates with no additional accessories. The ... a standard SBS 96-well microplate footprint. The ... guarantees easy and fast (as little as ...
... Minidizer is a personal desktop unit ideal for ... requirements. , Rotation speed set at 12 ... 80o C , Bottle capacity of four ... 15 ml conical ,plastic bottles , Consistent, ...
Biology Products: