FY08 Diversity Awards

FY08 Diversity Awards

FY08 Diversity Committee Awards:

Project Name Principal Investigator
Project Description Period of Performance Amount Final Report
Increasing the Diversity of CISL's Summer Internship Program
Al Kellie, Rich Loft, Doug Nychka/CISL Increase the diversity of CISL's SIParCS program by 1) outreach and visibility to universities that are well suited to sponsor SIParCS students; 2) add four SIParCS positions; 3) adding resources to follow up activities from SIParCS summer projects; 4) coordinate diversity outreach of SIParCS with that of SOARS.
6/1/08 - 9/30/08
$39,481 Final Report
CO2 Measurements, education, and capacity building in Kenya
Guy Brasseur & Sherri Heck/NESL
In cooperation with Dine (Navajo) College of Environmental Science, deploy a C02 analyzer at the Navajo reservation in Northeastern Arizona and determine the regional C02 surface fluxes in this area.  In cooperation with the University of Nairobi, deploy a second C02 analyzer atop Mount Kenya and study regional C02 fluxes, helping to filll a key gap in available African C02 data.
 10/1/07 - 11/30/07 $17,000
Final Report
Aaron Pratt/Howard University visit
Guy Brasseur & Andy Heymsfield/NESL
Build long-term collaborations with Howard University, and provide mentoring and guidance to a student of Howard University.
 7/1/08 - 9/30/08
$5,000
Final Report