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Archive for June, 2007

Schweik receives funding to create an online “Carbon Calculator”

Posted: June 20th, 2007

Charles M. Schweik, Associate Professor of Natural Resources Conservation and Public Policy and Associate Director of the National Center for Digital Government, has been awarded a grant from the USDA Forest Service to develop an online carbon calculator.

NRC’s Malik Marjan and colleagues find huge herds of animals in southern Sudan

Posted: June 10th, 2007

There was widespread news coverage on the work of NRC graduate student Malik Marjan and a research team that found huge herds of animals in southern Sudan despite decades of civil war and conflict in the region. This could be the largest concentration of migrating large animals in Africa, researchers say. Stories on the research […]

Sustainable Forest Management Fellowship Awarded to Dr. Justin A. Compton

Posted: June 8th, 2007

The University of Massachusetts – Amherst Department of Natural Resources Conservation (NRC) and the USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station (NRS) has awarded Dr. Justin A. Compton a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in sustainable forest management (SFM). The aim of the SFM Fellowship is to conduct innovative research in forest conservation in the northeastern U.S. Dr. […]

Nathanson wins ESRI Scholarship

Posted: June 1st, 2007

The Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) has selected Amy Nathanson as a Student Assistant for the 27th Annual ESRI International User Conference, June 18 – 22,  in San Diego, California. Nathanson, a masters candidate in the UMass-Amherst Natural Resources Conservation Forest Resources program, was one of 60 students selected from a pool of 300 applicants […]