A meteorological study at UM, MSU is receiving government funding through NOAA

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A meteorological study at UM, MSU is receiving government funding through NOAA

Plans for the grant dollars from NOAA’s climate program are to continue existing work and ramp up both a small grants program and scenario planning efforts.

Academics founded GLISA in 2010 as a federally funded joint effort between U-M and MSU. The program is based at the U-M School of Environment and Sustainability.

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  • Researchers at the two largest state universities recently received $5.4 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to continue their study of climate change. The federal grant dollars will fund the Great Lakes Integrated Sciences and Assessments – often called by acronym GLISA – where researchers pursue climate science data that helps community leaders make resilient decisions and plan for future changes.

  • Also, GLISA will begin new partnerships with the College of the Menominee Nation and the University of Wisconsin. The former will develop a student exchange program with U-M, and the latter will add to the inventory and data evaluation work at the Great Lakes Ensemble.

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