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Idaho: Award Highlights

See what exciting research and education has been funded by NSF in each state or U.S. territory.  Award Highlights provide a snapshot about select NSF awards and their impacts.

17 Award Highlights found :: Idaho

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a high-school teacher and his students ready a weather station in idaho

Climate science in the classroom

Researchers share findings with high-school students and teachers ...

Research Areas: Education

map shows assessment scores based on a community's vulnerability to natural hazards

Protecting communities, saving lives

Robust model assesses hazard risk for local communities...

Research Areas: Computing, People & Society

interdisciplinary science grows stronger through structured discussions about how each practices science

Enhancing interdisciplinary science with philosophy

Interdisiplinary teams do better when they discuss how each discipline practices science...

Research Areas: People & Society

bark beetles have killed trees in idaho's sawtooth mountains

The Bite of the Bark Beetle

New methods estimate the bark beetle's impact on forests and carbon cycling...

Research Areas: Earth & Environment, Biology

students participate in outdoor activity related to science teaching effort

Connecting Teachers To Science and Math Resources

Elementary-school teachers go online to build STEM curricula...

Research Areas: Education

data manager installs hardware

Making the Connection for Climate Studies

Computer upgrades enhance cyberinfrastructure and enable remote access...

Research Areas: Earth & Environment, Computing

idaho STEM web page

Idaho STEM Programs on the Web

Internet portal connects students and educators ...

Research Areas: Education

schematic of shared infrastructure

Standards Ease Data Discovery, Exchange and Use

NSF researchers adopt international standards for data sets....

Research Areas: Computing

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Managing an Ocean of Water Data

Software tools ease modeling of water resources....

Research Areas: Computing, Earth & Environment

data collection in field

Satellites Gauge Water Usage

Researchers use satellite imagery to track water usage....

Research Areas: Earth & Environment, People & Society

HOIST students perform field studies

HOIST Interests Native Americans in Science Careers

Enrollment doubles in high school program to promote STEM career choices....

Research Areas: Education

Three lizard species have evolved their coloring to match the White Sands desert.

White Sands Lizards Showcase Evolution in Action

Three lizard species react to their unique habitats by altering their genetic makeup....

Research Areas: Biology

cross-section of memory foam

Foams with Magnetic Memory

Researchers have developed a strong, magnetic, shape-memory alloy foam that has implications for use in sensors, actuators and magnetic refrigeration....

Research Areas: Mathematics, Chemistry & Materials

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VZAP Provides Online Access to Comprehensive 3-D Vertebrate Collection

The Virtual Zooarchaeology of the Arctic Project (VZAP) seeks to develop the world's first comprehensive online and fully interactive 3-D virtual vertebrate reference collection....

Research Areas: Computing, Education

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Measuring Volcanic Deformation in the Galapagos

NSF-supported researchers have gained insight into the inner workings of potentially dangerous volcanic events. Sierra Negra, an active volcano in the Gal¿¿pagos Archipelago, displays remarkable behavior that discloses how magma fills up and is stored in shallow reservoirs in the earth's crust....

Research Areas: Earth & Environment

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New Consortium Addresses Cyberinfrastructure Issues

Representatives from New Mexico, Idaho and Nevada launched a coordinated cyberinfrastructure research and development plan to serve as a platform for future climate change research....

Research Areas: Computing, Earth & Environment, Education

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Developing Sensors for Hydrogen Detection

Research at Boise State University is aimed at developing more efficient, portable and sensitive hydrogen sensors to identify leaks in hydrogen storage vessels, such as those in hydrogen-powered cars....

Research Areas: Engineering, Chemistry & Materials

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