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BE FY 2003 Awards

UNTARGETED BE GRANTS

  SORT RESULTS BY: Principal Investigator |  Institution |  Award Amount
Institution Principal Investigator Title Total Awarded
INTEGRATED RESEARCH AND EDUCATION AWARDS
Atmospheric and Environmental Research Inc. Mathew Barlow Collaborative Research: WCR: Hydrology of Central and Southwest Asia: Connections Between Regional Atmospheric Circulation and Large-scale Climate Variability $229,147.00
Boston University Nathan G. Phillips WCR: Vegetation Control of Ecohydrologic Processes $338,412.00
Boston University Thomas H. Kunz ITR: Advanced Imaging and Information Technology for Assessing the Ecological and Economic Impact of Brazilian Free-Tailed Bats on Agroecosystems $2,400,000.00
California Institute of Technology Alex Sessions Collaborative Research: Hydrogen Isotope Biogeochemistry of Anoxic Environments - Field and Laboratory Studies $299,743.00
Carleton College Jennifer Macalady Microbial Community Controls on Sulfide Oxidation Rates and Cave Formation in a Subsurface Biogeochemical System $179,935.00
Clemson University Scott M. Husson Acquisition of an Atomic Force Microscope for Materials Research and Education $100,000.00
Clemson University Kerry Smith Microbial Genome Sequencing: The Genome Sequence of Methanosaeta concilii - An Educational Tool $276,247.00
Colorado State University N. Thompson Hobbs Spatial & Temporal Dynamics of Prion Disease in Wildlife: Responses to Changing Land Use $91,961.00
Colorado State University Michael F. Antolin EID: Plague As a Model for Low Prevalence/epizootic Disease Dynamics $1,245,000.00
Colorado State University Richard Bowen Ecology of Virus Transmission in Commensal Bat Colonies $2,163,479.00
Columbia University Aleksey Kaplan Collaborative Research: WCR: Hydrology of Central and Southwest Asia: Connections Between Regional Atmospheric Circulation and Large-scale Climate Variability $56,199.00
Columbia University Suzanne Carbotte Establishing an Integrated Multibeam and Geophysical Database for the Antarctic $334,349.00
Columbia University Robin Bell Understanding the Boundary Conditions of the Lake Vostok Environment: A Site Survey for Future Work $475,000.00
Cornell University Ernest Fontes Development of a Small Angle X-ray Scattering Station for Dynamical Materials Studies and Education $300,000.00
Cornell University Theodore Clark Microbial Genome Sequencing: Gene Discovery and Mapping Tools for Ichthyophthirius: A Complementary DNA Resource $499,755.00
Cornell University Leonard Lion Microbial Mediation of Manganese Cycling: Formation of Biogenic Mn Oxides, Oxide Scavenging of Toxic Metals, and Coupled Fates Subject to Predation by Protozoan Grazers $653,513.00
Cornell University C. Drew Harvell Collaborative Research: Origins and Spread of the Aspergillus-Gorgonian Coral Epizootic: Role of Climate and Environmental Facilitators $1,088,508.00
Cornell University Andre A. Dhondt Dynamics of An Emerging Pathogen in an Introduced Host $2,396,233.00
Duke University Fred Boadu Hydrological Characterization and Petrophysical Analysis of Saturated and Unsaturated Soils from Electrical Response Measurements $144,713.00
Georgia Institute of Technology Heidi M. Cullen Collaborative Research: WCR: Hydrology of Central and Southwest Asia: Connections Between Regional Atmospheric Circulation and Large-scale Climate Variability $115,985.00
Harvard University Ann Pearson A New Interdisciplinary Frontier: Merging Molecular Biology with Isotopic Geochemistry $488,478.00
Indiana University Keith Clay EID: Microbial Community Ecology of Tick-Borne Human Pathogens $1,884,001.00
Institute for Genomic Research Jonathan A. Eisen Microbial Genome Sequencing: Complete Genome Sequencing of the Extremely Halophilic Archaea Haloferax Volcanii $247,185.00
Institute for Genomic Research Karen E. Nelson Microbial Genome Sequencing: Salinibacter ruber: A Bacterium that Behaves Like a Haloarchaean $349,973.00
Institute for Genomic Research Steven Gill Microbial Genome Sequencing: Sequencing of Plasmids from the Bacillus Cereus Group-Mapping the Evolution of B. Anthracis Virulence Plasmids px01 and px02 $998,715.00
Institute for Genomic Research Malcolm J. Gardner Microbial Genome Sequencing: Genome Sequencing of the Protistan Parasite Perkinsus Marinus $1,656,540.00
Institute for Genomic Research Jonathan A. Eisen Microbial Genome Sequencing: Shotgun Sequencing of Tetrahymena thermophila $2,567,000.00
Institute of Global Environmental Society Paul A. Dirmeyer Collaborative Research: Characterizing Land Surface Memory to Advance Climate Prediction $252,997.00
Johns Hopkins University Marc B. Parlange WCR: Evaporation and the Atmospheric Boundary Layer Over Hilly Terrain: Instrumentation, Experimentation and Simulation $389,893.00
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Adam Schlosser Collaborative Research: Characterizing Land Surface Memory to Advance Climate Prediction $98,928.00
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Dara Entekhabi Collaborative Research: WCR: Incorporation of Model Bias and Uncertainty in Land Surface Hydrologic Flux Prediction Using a Data Assimilation Network $103,070.00
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Harris C. Nusbaum Microbial Genome Sequencing: Phytophthora $457,000.00
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Bruce W. Birren Microbial Genome Sequencing: Finishing the Draft Genome of Magnaportha grisea $1,300,000.00
Michigan State University David W. Hyndman WCR: Quantifying the Impact of Land Use and Climate Change on Groundwater/Surfacewater Interactions in Regional Great Lakes Watersheds $490,000.00
Michigan State University Andreas P. Weber Microbial Genome Sequencing: Genome Analysis of Galdieria sulphuraria - A Unique Unicellular Thermo-Acidophilic Photosynthetic Microorganism $1,200,000.00
New Mexico Institute of Mines Penelope Boston Collaborative Research: Identification of Microbial Signatures in Biogenic Cave Ferromanganese Deposits $170,340.00
Ohio State University Research Foundation Brian H. Smith EID: How Social Organization Influences an Infectious Process: The Honey Bee Colony As a Model $272,000.00
Ohio State University Research Foundation Patrick G. Hatcher EMSI: Role of Environmental Molecular Interfaces on the Chemical and Biological Reactivity of Pollutants $5,800,135.00
Pennsylvania State University Susan Brantley Collaborative Research: Sediment Nanomagnetism and Environmental Change: The Microbial Mineral Link $100,866.00
Pennsylvania State University Carmen Martinez Microbial Processes and Populations as Related to Zinc, Cadmium and Sulfur Speciation in Natural Metalliferous Soil Environments $378,032.00
Pennsylvania State University Jay R. Stauffer Schistosomiasis: Ecological Interactions Among Schistosomes Snail Hosts, Human Hosts, and Fish Predators $1,631,000.00
Princeton University James A. Smith WCR: The Hydrology of Extreme Floods in Mountain Watersheds $215,000.00
Princeton University Margaret Martonosi ITR: ZebraNet: Position-aware Power-aware Wireless Computing for Wildlife Tracking $1,299,999.00
Princeton University Francois M. Morel Center for Environmental BioInorganic Chemistry $5,450,000.00
San Diego State University Foundation Forest Rohwer Biodiversity of Aquatic Phage $363,880.00
Sante Fe Institute Geoffrey B. West Universal Scaling Laws in Biology: Origins, Applications, and Ramifications $431,103.00
Skidaway Institute of Oceanography Herbert L. Windom Collaborative Research: Chemistry of Groundwater Transport Pathways Associated with a Coastal Lagoon System $306,852.00
State University of New York at Stony Brook Richard J. Reeder EMSI: Stony Brook-BNL Collaboration to Establish a Center for Environmental Molecular Science (CEMS) $5,700,000.00
Texas A&M University Brad Wilcox Collaborative Research: WCR: Ecohydrology of semiarid woodlands: Role of woody plants in the water cycle $331,360.00
Tulane University Jim D. Karam Microbial Genome Sequencing: Sequencing Genomes of the T4-like Myoviridae $285,000.00
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Mitchell W. Moncrieff WCR: Organized Convective Precipitation Over the U.S. Continent $379,202.00
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Aiguo Dai WCR: Quantifying Fresh Water Fluxes, Runoff and Precipitation in the Global Water Cycle and Applying Them to Evaluate the Community Climate System Model (CCSM) $386,064.00
University of Alaska at Fairbanks Nicole Molders WCR: Impact of Land-use Changes and/or Radiative Forcing on Water Availability and the Pathways and Interactions of the Global and Regional Water Cycles $333,244.00
University of Alaska at Fairbanks Donald L. Taylor Microbial Genome Sequencing: Coupling Diversity with Function: Metagenomics of Boreal Forest Fungi $800,000.00
University of Arizona Nancy A. Moran Discovery and Characterization of Bacterial Endosymbiont Diversity in Drosophila $510,000.00
University of Arizona Andrew S. Cohen REU Site: The Nyanza Project--Interdisciplinary Tropical Lake Studies Associated with the International Decade of East African Lakes (IDEAL) $1,006,482.00
University of California at Berkeley Satish B. Rao Information Technology Research (ITR): Building the Tree of Life -- A National Resource for Phyloinformatics and Computational Phylogenetics $1,229,749.00
University of California at Berkeley Wayne Marcus Getz Metapopulation Models and Control of Tuberculosis in African Buffalo $1,812,146.00
University of California at Irvine Stanley Tyler 15N Isotopomeric Site Preferences and Enrichment Factors for Nitrification and Denitrification: A New Constraint to the N2O Global Budget $162,155.00
University of California at Los Angeles Steven A. Margulis Collaborative Research: WCR: Incorporation of Model Bias and Uncertainty in Land Surface Hydrologic Flux Prediction Using a Data Assimilation Network $212,829.00
University of California at Los Angeles Robert P. Gunsalus Microbial Genome Sequencing: Sequencing and Analysis of the Syntrophus Aciditrophicus Genome $449,779.00
University of California at San Diego John J. Helly Workshop to Advance Long-Term Data and Metadata Interoperability in the Environmental and Earth Sciences $113,631.00
University of California at San Diego Brian P. Palenik Microbial Genome Sequencing: Life at the Land/Ocean Margin: Genomic Analysis of a Coastal Cyanobacterium $475,000.00
University of California at San Diego Francine D. Berman Information Technology Research (ITR): Building the Tree of Life--A National Resource for Phyloinformatics and Computational Phylogenetics $4,154,000.00
University of California at San Diego Herbert Levine ITR: Center for Computational Biophysics $5,000,000.00
University of California at Santa Barbara David L. Valentine Collaborative Research: Hydrogen Isotope Biogeochemistry of Anoxic Environments - Field and Laboratory Studies $299,670.00
University of California at Santa Barbara David Siegel BE/CNH: Disparate Scales of Process and Nearshore Fishery Management $1,995,951.00
University of California at Santa Barbara Armand Kuris Anthropogenic Effects on Host-Trematode Dynamics $2,202,000.00
University of Central Florida Tosha Dupras Acquisition of an Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometer for Applications in Anthropology, Ecology and Conservation Biology $162,855.00
University of Colorado Boulder Suzanne P. Anderson Linkages Between soil Water and Stream Water: Hydrology and Hydrochemistry in a Eissected Terraced Landscape $148,306.00
University of Colorado Boulder Richard Han SENSORS: Collaborative Research: Self-configuring In Situ Wireless Sensor Networks For Prescribed Fire Management $306,812.00
University of Colorado Boulder Vijay Gupta WCR: Designing a Pilot Study for Floods in the Walnut River Basin, KS, Using a Scaling Framework $515,564.00
University of Colorado Boulder Sharon K. Collinge Landscape Effects on Disease Dynamics in Prairie Dogs $1,776,000.00
University of Connecticut Emmanouil Anagnostou WCR: Continuous and High-Resolution Thunderstorm Monitoring in Africa and Beyond to Support Water Cycle Research $331,234.00
University of Connecticut Pieter Visscher Mechanisms of Calcium Carbonate Precipitation and Dissolution: Microbial Populations, Metabolic Processes and Mineral Products $332,106.00
University of Connecticut David R. Benson Microbial Genome Sequencing: Sequencing of the Frankia CcI3 Genome, a Nitrogen-Fixing Plant Symbiotic Actinomycete $914,922.00
University of Delaware S. Craig Cary Microbial Genome Sequencing: Genomic Sequencing of Two Globally Ubiquitous Members of the Epsilon Proteobacteria Found in Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Environments $374,524.00
University of Florida Mary B. Brown URTD & Environmentally-Threatened Gopher Tortoises $2,206,705.00
University of Idaho Vladimir Aizen WCR: Effect of Changes in Climate, Snow Pack, Glaciers, and Permafrost on River Runoff in Tien Shan, Central Asia $380,000.00
University of Iowa Debashish Bhattacharya Microbial Genome Sequencing: An EST Approach to Understanding Endosymbiotic Gene Transfer $789,987.00
University of Maine Mark Wells Collaborative Research: What Limits Denitrification and Bacterial Growth in Lake Bonney, Taylor Valley, Antarctica? $392,598.00
University of Maryland Kaye L. Brubaker Collaborative Research: Characterizing Land Surface Memory to Advance Climate Prediction $150,011.00
University of Maryland at Baltimore Amy Martin-Carnahan Microbial Genome Sequencing: Aeromonas Hydrophila Under the Auspices of the Microbial Genome Sequencing Program $499,999.00
University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute Gerardo R. Vasta Collaborative Research: Origins and Spread of the Aspergillus- Gorgonian Coral Epizootic: Role of Climate and Environmental Facilitators $217,862.00
University of Massachusetts at Lowell Michael Graves Microbial Genome Sequencing: Algal Virus Genomics $309,227.00
University of Minnesota at Twin Cities Subir K. Banerjee Collaborative Research: Sediment Nanomagnetism and Environmental Change: The Microbial Mineral Link $299,270.00
University of Minnesota at Twin Cities Michael J. Sadowsky Microbial Genome Sequencing: Complete Genomic Sequencing of Arthrobacter aurescens strain TC1 $699,245.00
University of Minnesota at Twin Cities Craig Packer Viral Transmission Dynamics in the Serengeti $1,482,000.00
University of Minnesota at Twin Cities Claudia Neuhauser BIOCOMPLEXITY-Evolution and Ecology of Perturbed Interactions: Modeling Disequilibria in Time and Space $2,965,346.00
University of New Mexico William K. Michener Environmental Cyber-infrastructure Needs for Distributed Sensor Networks Workshop; San Diego, CA; August 2003 $109,821.00
University of New Mexico Diana E. Northup Collaborative Research: Identification of Microbial Signatures in Biogenic Cave Ferromanganese Deposits $291,644.00
University of New Mexico Terry L. Yates EID: Ecological Drivers of Rodent-borne Disease Outbreaks: Trophic Cascades and Dispersal Waves $1,675,000.00
University of New Mexico Bernard M. Moret Information Technology Research (ITR): Building the Tree of Life -- A National Resource for Phyloinformatics and Computational Phylogenetics $3,540,907.00
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill John F. Bruno Collaborative Research: Origins and Spread of the Aspergillus-Gorgonian Coral Epizootic: Role of Climate and Environmental Facilitators $259,540.00
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Douglas J. Crawford-Brown Collaborative Research: Impacts of Anthropogenic Change on the Ecology of Human Pathogens in a Eutrophying Estuary: The Neuse River Estuary, NC $1,599,055.00
University of North Carolina at Charlotte James D. Bowen Collaborative Research: Impacts of Anthropogenic Change on the Ecology of Human Pathogens in a Eutrophying Estuary: The Neuse River Estuary, NC $196,000.00
University of Notre Dame Jeremy B. Fein Environmental Molecular Science Institute: Actinides and Heavy Metals in the Environment - The Formation, Stability, and Impact of Nano- and Micro-Particles $5,500,000.00
University of Oklahoma John J. Iandolo Microbial Genome Sequencing: Sequencing and Annotation of the Bdellovibrio Strain W Genome $281,000.00
University of Pittsburgh Roger W. Hendrix Microbial Genome Sequencing: Sequences of Exceptionally Large Bacteriophage Genomes $642,764.00
University of South Carolina Willard S. Moore Collaborative Research: Chemistry of Groundwater Transport Pathways Associated with a Coastal Lagoon System $154,273.00
University of South Carolina Garriet W. Smith Collaborative Research: Origins and Spread of the Aspergillus-Gorgonian Coral Epizootic: Role of Climate and Environmental Facilitators $162,083.00
University of Texas at Austin Libby A. Stern Collaborative Research: WCR: Ecohydrology of semiarid woodlands: Role of woody plants in the water cycle $166,335.00
University of Texas at Austin Tandy J. Warnow Information Technology Research (ITR): Building the Tree of Life -- A National Resource for Phyloinformatics and Computational Phylogenetics $839,243.00
University of Washington Krista A. Morgansen Information Flow in a Heterogeneous Distributed System: Biomimetic Approaches to Embedded Coordinated Control $399,868.00
University of Washington Eugene W. Nester Microbial Genome Sequencing: Genome Sequencing of Agrobacterium biovar Type Strains $1,039,782.00
University of Wisconsin at Madison John Yin QSB: Integrated Dynamics of Cell-cell Communication $499,899.00
Washington State University C. Kent Keller Chemical Hydrology of Vascular Plant Growth: Role of Root-Fungus Associations $249,722.00
Washington University School of Medicine Jeffrey I. Gordon Microbial Genome Sequencing: Comparative Microbial Genome Analysis of the Human-Bacteroides Symbiosis $1,993,732.00
AWARDS FOR EXPLORATORY AND DEVELOPMENTAL ACTIVITIES
Arkansas State University Robyn Hannigan WCR: Linkages Between the Chemical Weathering of Black Shales and Metal Contamination in Aquatic Systems $80,991.00
Gordon Research Conferences Carlyle Storm Conference: 2003 Summer Gordon Conferences, to be held June-August of 2003 $99,160.00
Oregon State University Stephen J. Giovannoni SGER (small grant for exploratory research): Sequencing a Pelagibacter (SAR11) Genome $99,598.00
University of Arizona Karl W. Flessa Americas Program Dissertation Enhancement: The Importance of Colorado River Flow to Endemic Fish of the Northern Gulf of California: Evidence from Stable Isotopes in Fish Otoliths $9,155.00
University of Georgia Research Fdn Inc. Domy Adriano SGER: Regulation of Metal Bioavailability in Floodplain Continuum by Carbon and Sulfur Cycling $99,906.00
University of Hawaii Eric Gaidos Microcosm Investigations of Carbonate Reef Microbial Biogeochemistry $79,948.00
University of Nebraska at Lincoln Jozsef Szilagyi WCR: A New Technique for Mapping Recharge Fluxes to Groundwater at a Regional Scale $15,120.00
University of New Mexico Robert R. Parmenter SGER: Invasion and Establishment Dynamics of West Nile Virus in the Rio Grande Valley of New Mexico, Colorado and Texas $49,999.00
University of Southern California Ronald Benner Evolution of Hydrogen-Based Microbial Communities in Deep Hydrothermal Aquifers $100,000.00
University of Southern California Kenneth Nealson Collaborative Research: Sediment Nanomagnetism and Environmental Change: The Microbial Mineral Link $104,095.00
Wildlife Conservation Society Steven Osofsky Animal Health for the Environment And Development (AHEAD) Planning Forum - World Parks Congress, Durban, South Africa, September 2003 $17,970.00
Wildlife Conservation Society Max A. Moritz SGER: EID: Fire and the Sudden Oak Death Epidemic $54,728.00

 

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