Utah Division of
Forestry, Fire & State Lands

Utah Department of Natural Resources

Great Salt Lake Research Grants

Request for Proposals (RFP) 2012

The Utah Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry, Fire & State Lands at the recommendation of the Research and Grants subcommittee of the Great Salt Lake Technical Team awarded seven grants totaling just under $200,000 for research project work on the Great Salt Lake. Proposals came from universities, government agencies, and private consulting and/or research firms.

This Request for Proposals asked for projects that addressed seven "hot topics" of broad interest on Great Salt Lake:

  1. Planning horizon for mineral extraction
  2. Gunnison Island Rookery
  3. Selenium
  4. Circulation Model
  5. Mercury Methylation
  6. Phragmites
  7. Water Quality Criteria

Summary of 2012 Projects

Cover Sheets for all proposed projects

The following files are in pdf format. You need the free Adobe Reader to view PDF files.

1.  Ackerman, USGS*   6.  Naftz, USGS*  
2.  Baxter, Westminster* Final Report 7.  Sipos, Bio-West  
3.  Johnson, UofU* Final Report 8.  Thompson, Bio-West  
4.  Kettenring, USU* Final Report 9.  Wurtsbaugh, USU* Final Report
5.  Marvin-DiPasquale, USGS*      

 * Denotes grant award. Final Report links will be posted when finalized.