Foundation awards of funds for antarctic projects, 1-31 December 1997
Below, the prefix OPP indicates that the Office of Polar Programs initiated the award. The first dollar figure is the amount provided by the initiating program. Dollars in parentheses indicate the total award amount. Click to the National Science Foundation database for details and award description, including duration of award. Awards not linked to an abstract have not been posted to the database yet.
Biology and medicine
Smith, Walker O. University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Knoxville, Tennessee. Management and scientific services in support of the U.S. Joint Global Ocean Flux Study (JGOFS) southern ocean study: Nutrients. OPP 95-30382. $110,658. ($1,271,832)
Geology and geophysics
Case, Judd A. St. Mary's College, Moraga, California. Maestrichtian land mammals of Vega Island, Antarctic Peninsula. OPP 96-15933. $24,440. ($38,558)
Crowley, Thomas J. Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas. Modeling Paleozoic glaciations. OPP 96-15011. $74,250. ($170,450)
LeMasurier, Wesley E. University of Colorado-Denver, Denver, Colorado. Late Cenozoic volcanism in Marie Byrd Land: Assessing petrogenic and eruptive mechanisms by comparative studies of analogs. OPP 97-20411. $45,745.
Wise, Sherwood W. Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida. Curatorship of antarctic collections. OPP 97-43970. $127,275.
Ocean and climate studies
Anderson, Robert F. Columbia University, New York, New York. Management and scientific service in support of the U.S. Joint Global Ocean Flux Study (JGOFS) southern ocean process study: Hydrography, coring, and site survey. OPP 95-30398. $251,807. ($1,658,129)
Gordon, Arnold L. Columbia University, New York, New York. Deep Ocean Ventilation Through Antarctic Intermediate Layers (DOVETAIL). OPP 95-28807. $256,459. ($427,215)
Matano, Ricardo P. Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon. Deep Ocean Ventilation Through Antarctic Intermediate Layers (DOVETAIL). OPP 95-27695. $85,433. ($175,577)
Smith, Walker O. University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Knoxville, Tennessee. Management and scientific services in support of the U.S. Joint Global Ocean Flux Study (JGOFS) southern ocean study: Nutrients. OPP 95-30382. $32,719. ($1,271,832)Aeronomy and astrophysics
LaBelle, James W. Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire. High-latitude electromagnetic wave studies using antarctic automatic geophysical observatories (AGOs). OPP 96-15138. $53,317. ($108,528)
Piccirillo, Lucio. Bartol Research Institute, Newark, Delaware. Cosmology from Dome C in Antarctica. OPP 96-16338. $8,000. ($16,000)
Brook, Edward J. Washington State University, Pullman, Washington. Thermal fractionation of firn air and the ice-core record of abrupt interstadial climate change. OPP 97-25918. $5,923. ($9,871)
McIntosh, William C. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, New Mexico. Late Pleistocene inland west antarctic ice sheet elevations at Mount Takahe. OPP 97-25910. $166,797.
Nishiizumi, Kunihiko. University of California-Berkeley, Berkeley, California. Cosmogenic radionuclides in the Siple Dome ice core. OPP 97-25257. $118,400.
Severinghaus, Jeffrey P. Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California. Thermal fractionation of firn air and the ice core record of abrupt interstadial climate change. OPP 97-25305. $121,719. ($202,865)
Taylor, Kendrick C. University of Nevada, Desert Research Institute, Reno, Nevada. Electrical and optical measurements on the Siple Dome ice core. OPP 95-26420. $91,982. ($171,104)
Zumberge, Mark A. Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California. Ice dynamics, the flow law, and vertical strain at Siple Dome. OPP 96-15454. $44,538. ($135,005)
Services and support
Britton, Mark C. Andrulis Research Corporation, Arlington, Virginia. Imaging/application support for the Office of Polar Programs. OPP 98-07381. $145,816.
Kuivinen, Karl C. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska. Logistic and engineering support by the Polar Ice Coring Office. OPP 98-40212. $1,504,985. ($2,436,067)
Rosage, David J. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Wallops Island, Virginia. Operational readiness review of Black Island telecommunications facility, McMurdo Station, Antartica. OPP 98-03372. $111,000.