National Science Foundation - International Research Experience for Students
An NSF IRES grant funds travel for U.S. students (graduate and undergraduate). Students learn limnological research skills while conducting independent research projects related to the general theme of "Climate change and conservation of endangered salmonids."
USAID - Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research
A grant from the joint USAID-NSF PEER program provides support for Mongolian students and conservation rangers to participate in research expeditions focused on conservation of Mongolia's aquatic ecosystems.
Trust for Mutual Understanding
A grant from the Trust for Mutual Understanding provided support for U.S. and Mongolian scientists to meet with managers from Lake Hovsgol National Park and Hovsgol Aimag to discuss the implications of our research for park management.
Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund
A grant from the Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund provided support for two Mongolian students to participate in our 2011 research expedition to Lake Hovsgol and the Eg-Uur River. The students focused on radio tagging and tracking adult taimen to determine whether they are able to escape the summer heat by searching out cold water springs.
National Geographic Society - Waitt Grant
A Waitt Grant from the National Geographic Society and the Waitt Foundation funded our 2009 expedition to Lake Hovsgol where we completed the first ever hydroacoustic survey of Lake Hovsgol's fish populations.
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