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Steep But Not Deep: New Research Chronicles how Utah Ski Resorts are Adapting to Climate Change

Steep But Not Deep: New Research Chronicles how Utah Ski Resorts are Adapting to Climate Change

10/11/2021

New research chronicles how Utah ski resort managers are exploring new ways to do business as climate change continues to affect the ski season.

The Road More Traveled: Predicting Trail Choices based on OHV Drivers' Motivations

The Road More Traveled: Predicting Trail Choices based on OHV Drivers' Motivations

09/30/2021

Off-highway vehicle recreation attracts a variety of people with diverse motivations for participating. Newly published research shows that those motivations influence routes they choose.

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Banishing bias: New tool offers fairer research metrics across disciplines, genders and experience

09/29/2021

Stefani Crabtree, assistant professor of social-environmental modeling in USU’s Department of Environment and Society, and colleagues have developed a tool to assess research performance more fairly; one that they hope will level the playing field.