University of Iowa Receives Grant From EPA


The University of Iowa ┬áin Iowa City will receive a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency for their study “Sources and Radiative Properties of Organosulfates in the Atmosphere”.

The EPA partners with NSF, NOAA and Climate and Air Quality Research to provide the grant.

Today the EPA announced more than $4.3 million in grants to 13 institutions to study and improve our understanding of how certain organic compounds form in the atmosphere. Research performed by the people who receive these grants will help the federal government improve it’s air quality management systems and climate change models.

The University of Iowa’s research project amount is $300,000.

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