Ojima is an expert on the effects of global changes on ecosystems around the world.
Researchers said soils aren’t soaking up as much of the snow melt, which leads to more water in the rivers.
The team will study some of the world’s most important biochemicals – sugars, including carbohydrates.
The teams were selected from a competitive pool of applicants to pursue significant issues in our society using research partnerships to create new opportunities and solutions.
Researchers will study snowpack, streams and sediment in waterways affected by the largest wildfire in Colorado history.
This is one of the first studies to look at both current and future carbon-negative biofuels.