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NSF Award Highlights

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Preserving native history with geospatial technologies

Interactive map models historical geographies of the Cherokee Nation...

Research Areas: People & Society

university of kansas students work with the tsunami laser

A radar gun for electrons

Device remotely detects the speed of electric currents...

Research Areas: Physics, Engineering

most of kansas experiences larger precipitation events than previously predicted

Preparing drainage systems for a deluge

Data from climate change studies help planners adapt stormwater management strategies...

Research Areas: Earth & Environment

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NSF Local Research Assets

leaf fossils in rocks

Paleobotany Collections of Kansas University

The Paleobotanical Collections Database has over 89,000 entries and encompasses all aspects of the paleobotanical collections at the University of Kansas, including permineralized and compression/impression specimens, prepared slides, teaching slides, research slides, figured negatives from published papers, and figured and duplicate peels....

Type: Facilities & Networks

portrait of bison

Konza Prairie Long Term Ecological Research Site

The Konza Prairie LTER research program centers on one of the most productive grasslands in North America ¿ the tallgrass prairie....

Type: Facilities & Networks

plane wave radar system

Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets

CReSIS develops technologies and computer models to research how the collapsing polar ice sheets contribute to sea level rise. Radar systems, remote-control vehicles and more is being developed to study polar ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica....

Type: Program Centers

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