FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Aja Sae-Kung
News Releases 2003
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AWARDS MORE THAN $800,000 TO
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is awarding a grant totaling $822,895 to the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. NOAA is an agency of the Commerce Department.
award will fund numerous programs and research efforts including:
modeling ice thermodynamics and transport in the Great Lakes, Lake
Champlain Atmospheric and Hydrodynamics Program, development and calibration
of sediment transport model and spectral wave-current, boundary layer
model with in situ measurement data, and fish recruitment and disruption
due to invasive predator cladocerans: density and behaviorally mediated
Each year, NOAA awards approximately $900 million in grants to members of the academic, scientific and business communities to assist the agency in fulfilling its mission to study the Earth’s natural systems in order to predict environmental change, manage ocean resources, protect life and property, and provide decision makers with reliable scientific information. NOAA goals and programs reflect a commitment to these basic responsibilities of science and service to the nation for the past 33 years.
The Commerce Department’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is dedicated to enhancing economic security and national safety through the prediction and research of weather and climate-related events and providing environmental stewardship of our nation’s coastal and marine resources. To learn more about NOAA, please visit http://www.noaa.gov.
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NOAA Administrator Conrad C. Lautenbacher: http://www.noaa.gov/lautenbacher.html