Great Salt Lake Research Grants
Request for Proposals (RFP) 2008
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 four grants totaling over $230,000 for research project work on the Great Salt Lake. With an extremely short turnaround time of three weeks the screening team reviewed 18 excellent proposals totaling $842,000 in grant requests and over $1.1 million in total project work. Proposals came from universities, government agencies, and private consulting and/or research firms.
The Request for Proposals asked for projects that addressed four "hot topics" of broad interest on Great Salt Lake:
- Effects of diking on Great Salt Lake
- Effects of a drying lake on human health, ecosystem health, and the economy of Utah
- Methods to assess habitat quality of Great Salt Lake (which may include identifying indicator species)
Cover Sheets for all proposed projects plus some final reports
The following files are in format. You need the free Adobe Reader to view PDF files.
|1. Brunelle, UofU||10. Mulcahy, Cadmus*||Final Report|
|2. Cavitt, WSU*||11. Naftz, USGS*||Final Report|
|3. De La Hoz, Bio-West||12. Pardyjak, UofU|
|4. Denbleyker, CH2MHill||13. Redman, HydroQual|
|5. Goel, UofU||14. Shade, Quicksilver|
|6. Harker, BYU||15. Sipos, Bio-West|
|7. Horsburgh, USU*||Final Report||16. Spall, USU|
|8. Hoven, IWS||17. Weimer, USU|
|9. Johnson, UofU||18. Wiggins, Redcon|
* Denotes grant award. Final Report links will be posted when finalized.
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