Utah Division of
Forestry, Fire & State Lands

Utah Department of Natural Resources

Great Salt Lake Research Grants

Request for Proposals (RFP) 2019

The Utah Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands is accepting applications for 2019 Great Salt Lake Research Grants. The applications are due to the Division on April 30, 2018. Funding for awarded projects will be available on July 1, 2018

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 grants for research project work on the Great Salt Lake. Proposals came from universities, government agencies, and private consulting and/or research firms.

The "hot topics" the Great Salt Lake Technical Team seeks to address with this round of funding are:

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

  1. Effects of low lake levels on air quality
  2. Salt balance in Great Salt Lake
  3. Dynamics of the deep brine layer
  4. Groundwater contributions to Great Salt Lake
  5. Wetland habitats and ecosystem services
  6. Wetland revegetation
  7. Causeway flow

Summary of 2019 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. Angeroth - USGS*   5. Jones - USGS  
2. Atwood - USU*   6. Kettenring - USU*  
3. Brahney - USU*   7. Stolp - USGS  
4. Johnson - UofU*   8. Wurtsbaugh - USU*  

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