Assessing Release of Mercury and Sulfur on Aquatic Communities

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300,000
Fund Source
Environment & Natural Resources Trust Fund
Recipient
U of MN
Recipient Type
Public College/University
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2017
End Date
June 2020
Counties Affected
Statewide
Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2017, Chp. 96, Sec. 2, Subd. 04i
Appropriation Language

$300,000 the first year is from the trust fund to the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota to determine the effects of increased temperatures on the release of mercury and sulfur from Minnesota peatlands to predict impacts on aquatic communities and fish health. This appropriation is available until June 30, 2020, by which time the project must be completed and final products delivered.

2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

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Measurable Outcome(s)

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Project Manager
First Name
Ed
Last Name
Nater
Organization Name
U of MN
Street Address
1991 Upper Buford Cir, 439 Borlaug Hall
City
St. Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55108
Phone
(612) 625-9734
Email
enater@umn.edu