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Article ItemNext Generation Scholars Program aims to increase diversity in the forestry and environmental resources fields , article
Three faculty members spearheaded the scholarship program to increase diversity at the undergraduate level, targeting first-generation students as well as women and people from underrepresented minorities.
Article ItemMeet some of the rock stars of Virginia Tech Geography , article
They are at center stage in the science of understanding why things are where they are.
Article ItemResearch spotlight , article
Brief summaries of recent research projects in the college
Article ItemMeteorology faculty and students anchor weather stations on highest peaks in Virginia and West Virginia , article
Load your pack with power tools or a sledgehammer. Hike up Virginia’s highest peak. Get to work setting up and anchoring a weather monitoring station. Then maybe enjoy the view.
Article ItemMaking our mark in carbon , article
The College of Natural Resources and Environment is uniquely positioned to take on the critical challenges of carbon, working collaboratively across a wide range of disciplines.
Article ItemRe-creating a tornado in 3-D provides a more effective way to study storms , article
When meteorologist Jim Cantore from The Weather Channel stepped into the middle of an EF5 tornado re-created in 3-D in a four-story immersive installation at Virginia Tech, his perspective was that of someone 7,000 feet tall.
Article ItemLand managers gain tools to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions , article
Being able to measure forestry and agricultural intake and emissions of carbon dioxide is critical to developing a strategy for addressing climate change by reducing greenhouse gases. A team of 38 scientists has developed science-based methods for measuring changes in greenhouse gases.
Article ItemHumans-wildlife-ecosystems in balance , article
Kathleen Alexander’s multidimensional research impacts Botswana and beyond. Wildlife and infectious disease expert a vital leader with Botswana’s communities, tribal chiefs, and government officials.
Article ItemWeather stations promote a range of study at Roanoke schools , article
Wanting to find the best locations within the city of Roanoke, Va., for growing gardens sparked the idea to install weather stations.
Article ItemCongressman Morgan Griffith visits Research Aviary , article
Prompted by his longtime interest in birds, Congressman Morgan Griffith visited the college’s new aviary in May to learn about its research. The aviary, which opened in fall 2015, is one of few such university facilities in the region.
Article ItemSurviving eastern hemlocks have a story to tell , article
Will the majestic eastern hemlock be wiped out by an invasive cousin of the aphid?
Article ItemRoad salts are reaching surface and ground waters , article
The study found that stormwater retention ponds are not completely effective at preventing road salts from contaminating streams and wetlands.
Article ItemPolicies protecting the Amazon need updating , article
Researchers examined how climate change is affecting the streams, rivers, lakes, and forests of the Amazon.
Article ItemGiant Amazon fish becoming extinct in many fishing communities, saved in others , article
An international team of scientists discovered that a large, commercially important fish from the Amazon Basin has become extinct in some fishing communities.
Article ItemWildlife graduate student finds camera traps an effective tool for studying Africa wildlife communities , article
When most people think of Africa, they picture sprawling savannahs and big cats stalking through tall grasses. But with predator populations in Africa declining by as much as 80 percent, the image of that landscape is changing. To help protect it, researchers are finding new ways to understand animal populations.
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