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PEI Newsletter: Spring/Summer 2011
Electron microscope image of Emiliania huxleyi, the most abundant coccolithophores in the ocean.
As a research scientist for the U.S. Forest Service’s Northern Research Station, Lindsay Campbell ’02 is developing, supporting, and promoting sustainability initiatives in New York City.
In this outgrowth of the original course, Cullen and Lemonick review how, even in light of the vast media attention given this subject, many people are still ill-informed and skeptical about climate change.
Two New Investigator Awards Support Research on Desalination Technology and Metabolic Rate Processes of Plants
The Grand Challenges Program has awarded two New Investigator Grants for 2011-2012. One will support a proposal by Michael Bender to develop new methods of measuring plant respiration and photosynthesis rates.
In an effort to provide clarity to a topic often misunderstood by the media and the general public, Ralph J. Cicerone, the U.S. President of the National Academy of Sciences, presented the scientific basis for the earth’s changing climate while delivering the Princeton Environmental Institute's 2011 Taplin Environmental Lecture on April 7 in Guyot Hall.
The 2010-11 PEI Visiting Environmental Economist, E. Somanathan, joined us from the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), New Delhi, India where he is Professor and Head of the Planning Unit.
Colvin Winner Contributes Explicit Evidence for Impact of Climate Variability and Nutrients on Bermuda Corals
Each spring, the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) and the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology jointly award the Becky Colvin ’95 Memorial Award.