National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
(NOAA) has awarded $4.2 million to researchers at Michigan State University
and the University of Michigan
who are working together to improve the nation’s ability to adapt to climate variability and change.
According to excerpts from the article:
“There is a lot of climate research going on in the (Great Lakes) area that hasn’t been very well coordinated,” said David Bidwell, program manager for the Great Lakes Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments
(GLISA) Center in Ann Arbor. “We are trying to make that research more efficient.”
Bidwell said the project has three main goals: connecting science and public policy, adopting climate change models on a more local scale and giving a portion of the $4.2 million to various research projects in the Great Lakes region.
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