SU scientist awarded nearly $1 million in grants for climate change study
POSTED: Thursday, August 11, 2011 - 11:36am
UPDATED: Thursday, August 11, 2011 - 2:48pm
BATON ROUGE, LA — Southern University’s Urban Forestry Program Professor Dr. Zhu H. Ning has received two nationally competitive funding awards totaling nearly $1 million to study climate change in the U.S. and China.
Both grants will help SU students in the study of the effects of climate change.
NASA awarded her $725,512 for her project “An Ecosystem Approach to Climate Change Education.” The second award, $150,000, is from the National Science Foundation for her project “IRES: Enhancing Global Competence and Research Skills in Climate Change and Urban Ecosystems through Collaborative Research in China.”