Collaborative research to inform decisions that are good for our waters
The Water Center team works with the agricultural industry, environmental organizations, and agency partners at the state, provincial, and federal levels to inform approaches to managing nutrient loads impacting Lake Erie water quality.
Small investments that make a big difference in faculty research outcomes
The effects of climate change are having a dramatic effect on the northern coast of Ecuador. Working with regional research facilities and NGOs, U-M researchers helped strengthen communities’ adaptive capacity at the local level.
Education and outreach to promote environmental literacy across campus
6,000+ students, staff, and faculty have completed training in sustainability principles and practices, forming the Planet Blue Ambassador network—leaders in the effort to build a campus-wide culture of sustainability.
Interdisciplinary applied research to lower emissions and mitigate climate change
Equipped with a tape measure and a GPS, students at U-M Flint calculate campus trees’ capacity to remove CO2 from the atmosphere. Their work is part of a larger effort to inventory campus biosequestration capacity.