Improved Detection of Harmful Microbes in Ballast Water

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$125,000
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount:
$125,000
Source: 
Environment & Natural Resources Trust Fund
Recipient: 
University of Minnesota - Duluth
Recipient Type: 
Public College/University
Status: 
In Progress
Start Date: 
July 2011
End Date: 
June 2014
Activity Type: 
Analysis/Interpretation, Assessment/Evaluation, Inventory, Monitoring, Research
Counties Affected: 
Statewide
Project Details:
2012 Fiscal Year
Legal Citation / Subdivision: 
M.L. 2011, First Special Session, Chp. 2, Art.3, Sec. 2, Subd. 06a
Appropriation Language 

$125,000 the first year and $125,000 the second year are from the trust fund to the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota for the University of Minnesota Duluth to identify and analyze potentially harmful bacteria transported into Lake Superior through ship ballast water discharge. This appropriation is available until June 30, 2014, by which time the project must be completed and final products delivered.

Fiscal Year Funding Amount: 
$125,000
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s) 
Click on "Work Plan" under "Project Details".
Measurable Outcome(s) 
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Project Details:
2013 Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year Funding Amount: 
$125,000
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s) 
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Measurable Outcome(s) 
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Project Details

Project Manager

Randall
Hicks
U of MN - Duluth
1035 Kirby Dr, SSB 207
Duluth
MN
55812
(218) 726-8438
Email: 
rhicks@d.umn.edu