Research Funding Updates

Ironing out the role of benthic processes on nutrient and carbon cycling in the Gulf of Alaska

Investigator Allyson Tessin, $220,300 National Science Foundation, 2023-2026

Investigating the role of ice sheet instability in marine carbon and nutrient cycling in the Eurasian Arctic

Investigator Allyson Tessin, $248,000, National Science Foundation

Application of UAV and satellite based optical sensors to help preserve the coral reefs of the US Virgin Islands

Investigator: Joseph Ortiz, 2023-2025, $213,552, National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Cover crop impacts on soil carbon inferred by modeling and soil optical properties

Investigator: Joseph Ortiz, 2022-2023, $257,825. Herbert W. Hoover Foundation

Understanding Organic Matter Linkages and Transformations across a Cretaceous Terrestrial-Marine Interface

Investigator: Timothy Gallagher, 2022-2024, $110,000. American Chemical Society

Acquisition of organic geochemical equipment for paleo- and modern earth surface geochemical research

Investigator: Allyson Tessin, Co-PI: Timothy Gallagher, 2022, $215,000. National Science Foundation

Collaborative Research: BoCP Design: US-South Africa: Turning CO2 to stone: the ecosystem service of the oxalate-carbonate pathway and its sensitivity to land use change. 

Investigator: Timothy Gallagher, January 2023, $350,000. National Science Foundation

ORCA - Satellite Algae Bloom and Nutrient Sources Tracking

Investigator: Joseph Ortiz, August 2021 - February 2023, $140,000, Ocean Research & Conservation Association, Inc.

Participation of Allyson Tessin on IODP Expedition 392

Investigator: Allyson Tessin, February 2022 - January 2023, $39,820, Columbia University, National Science Foundation

Oxidative exhaustion: Assessing the time frame for the cessation of acid mine drainage production within impacted watersheds

Investigator: David Singer, September 2022, $56,000, Ohio Water Resources Center

Automating the Detection of Harmful Algal Blooms using Google Earth Engine and Google Cloud Platform

Investigator: Joseph Ortiz, 2021-2022, $100,000, Herbert W. Hoover Foundation

Science for Community Change

Investigators Bridget Mulvey, David Singer, 2021-2022, $24,108, Martha Holden Jennings Foundation 

Moving mountains: timing and emplacement of the Marysvale gravity slide complex

Investigator: David Hacker, 2021-2024, $210,394, National Science Foundation

How the Surface Roughness Contributes to Wettability and its Alteration of Geologic Minerals

Investigator Kuldeep Singh, 2021-2022, $110,000, American Chemical Society PRF

Mapping of the Spry Intrusion and Associated Volcanic Rocks Within the Markagunt Mega-Scale Gravity Slide, Utah

Investigator: David Hacker, 2020-2022, $16,665, United States Geological Society

Remote sensing validation of benthic cover in Biscayne Bay

Investigator: Joseph Ortiz, 2021, $60,380 Florida Department of Environmental Protection

Field-scale estimates of soil carbon based on modeling and soil optical properties

Investigator: Joseph Ortiz, 2021, $175,000, Herbert W. Hoover Foundation

Collaborative Research: Neotoma Paleoecology Database, a Multi-Proxy, International, Community-Curated Data Resource for Global Change Research

Investigator: Alison Smith, 2020-2023, $14,599, National Science Foundation

Geology of Parts of the Cow Creek and Deep Creek 7.5 Minute Quadrangles, Garfield County, Utah: Structural and Deformational History of the Mega-Scale Sevier Gravity Slide

Investigator: David Hacker, 2019-2020, $29,724, U.S. Geological Survey EDMAP Program