The following individuals received Research Grants in 2012:
Caleb Pan: Inventory of Mongolian Glaciers for the global land ice measurements from space (GLIMS) Program.
Kimiko Nygaard: “Using Geospatial and Participatory Modeling to Enhance Local Adaptive Capacities to Climate Change Impacts in High Mountain Areas: A Case Study of Northern Ladakh, India”.
Jon Kedrowski: Impacts of human waste from Mount Everest climbers on glacial water quality on the Upper Khumbu Glacier.
Geoff Hill: Experimental analysis of human waste treatment at remote Alpine backcountry destinations.
Scott Hotaling: Population genetic structure and ecological niche modeling of two alpine invertebrates (Trichoptera; Rhyacophilidae) in Glacier National Park, Montana.
Peter Bordokoff: A Geographic Perspective of Climate Change Adaptation in Georgia.
Carlyn Perovich: The Turtle vs. the Tortoise: Top-down and bottom-up controls of mountain pine beetle outbreaks in Rocky Mountain National Park.
Seth Campbell: Developing Geophysical Constraints on glacier ice depth and volume in the Alaska Range.
Chris Monz: An Assessment of Resource conditions And Recreation Impacts on the Lower Saddle of the Grand Teton.
Rebecca Watters: Going Gulo: Documenting an Unknown Wolverine Population in Mongolia.
Ellen Lapham: The Cordillera Blanca 2012 Integrated Science Project Black Carbon, CO2, Water Quality and other Field Studies.
Sam Johnson: Emergency Behavioral Health in Wilderness Situations: A Contextual Examination of Needs and Suggested Protocols for Behavioral Health Emergencies in the Backcountry.
Chris Davis: Molecular Biology of Altitude Acclimatization: A Study of Lowlanders in Bolivia.
Katherine Barnhard: Sinking Quantitative Teeth into Alpine Geomorphology: Deployment of Automated Datalogger Systems in Colorado’s Alpine Environment.
Kate von Krusenstiern: Glacier Albedo Study as part of the Peru 2012 Climber Science Program.