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Stephen Walsh and his geography students use a Geographic Information System, or GIS, to organize descriptive data that can be related to maps. They are using GIS in drought evaluation, water quality modeling, and analysis of geomorphic effects of snow avalanches.
Marine geologist Charles Paull discovered a community of organisms in the Gulf of Mexico that survives on chemical energy, not sunlight. The processes associated with the chemosynthetic food chain help explain deep-sea geological processes, and may lead to solutions to chemical pollution.
Dr. Nancy Milio, professor of nursing and professor health policy, spent a month interviewing Norwegian officials as a basis for an analysis of the success of a comprehensive government farm-food-nutrition policy. The policy brings food supply into line with a national dietary pattern, and could be successful in the United States.
UNC researcher Diane Davis is studying behavioral development patterns in premature infants. She is trying to identify the premature infants who are at risk for developing long-term problems, so that better health interventions can be put into place.