Zhang, Ji receive INRC grant

Associate Professor Wendong Zhang and Associate Scientist Yongjie Ji received a $19,705 research grant from the Iowa Nutrient Research Center. Their project, "Environmental Justice for All: Nutrient Impacts on Lake-Based Recreation and Tourism by Rural and Socially Disadvantaged Iowans," seeks to understand nutrient impacts via the lens of local recreation and tourism as well as the economic impact of water quality improvement on rural and lower-income communities. David Swenson, Research Scientist, and Xibo Wan, PhD Candidate, both in Iowa State's Department of Economics, will work with Zhang and Ji on the project.

The grant runs from 09/01/2021 to 08/30/2022.

(Released August 2021)