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2012 Biofuels Symposium Group Picture

2012 Biofuels and Climate Symposium

August 27, 2012 in Biofuels, Climate change, Mitigation

A group of researchers at KARS participated in the Biofuels, Climate Change and Mitigation: Annual Research Symposium on August 15 and 16, 2012 at The University of Kansas Lawrence, Kansas. The symposium was presented jointly by the Biofuels and Climate Change: Farmers' Land Use Decisions and the Climate Change and Mitigation Teams, with support from the Kansas NSF Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, the Kansas Board of Regents, and The Commons. The interdisciplinary team of researchers from across the state presented research on biofuels, climate change and mitigation in Kansas.

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KARS Researchers Present Posters at Statewide EPSCoR Conference

October 30, 2009 in Climate change, Ecological forecasting, Land cover, Presentations, Research, Satellite imagery

A number of KARS and KBS researchers made presentations at the 2009 Kansas Statewide EPSCoR Conference in Manhattan, KS, in October. The purpose of the conference was to provide information about recent EPSCoR research and its importance to Kansans as well as to provide opportunities for research collaboration.

KARS/KBS presenters included:
Josh Campbell--"Building a first-generation cyberinfrastructure to support ecological forecasting." Download pdf
Brian O'Neill--"Ecological responses to hydrogeomorphic fluctuations in a sand bed prairie river: river complexity, habitat availability, and benthic invertebrates." Download pdf
Dana Peterson--"Mapping land use/land cover in the Kansas River Watershed." Download pdf

Image taken from the land cover map of the Kansas River Watershed created for the Ecological Forecasting project. Dataset is displayed in Google Earth, see the project page for more details.

KU Works for Kansas: Protecting the Prairie

October 28, 2009 in Climate change, Ecological forecasting, Prairie, Research

Collaborative research by teams from KU and K-State was featured in the 2009 issue of KU Works for Kansas, a publication of the KU Office of University Relations. The article describes the purpose of a three-year, statewide, ecological-forecasting study. To read the article in its entirety, visit KU Works for Kansas.