Research

Collaborative Research: AON: The Arctic Great Rivers Observatory (Arctic-GRO), NSF-PLR-1602680,  (2016-2019)  – This project is collaboratively linked with NSF grants to the Woods Hole Research Center (R. Holmes), Florida State University (R. Spencer), and University of New Hampshire (A. Shiklomanov).  http://arcticgreatrivers.org

Where a River Slows: Investigating the Oscillic Freshwater Zone, NSF-EAR-1417433, (2014-2017) – This project includes collaborators from Washington State University Vancouver (K. Moffett), and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (B. Hodges) and Marine Science Institute (A. Hardison) at UT.

Expansion and Modernization of Stable Isotope Analysis Capabilities at the University of Texas Marine Science Institute, NSF-DBI-1418764, (2014-2016) – This project includes three investigators from the UT Marine Science Institute (J. McClelland, D. Erdner, and W. Gardner).

Collaborative Research: Identification of nitrogen sources for toxic Alexandrium blooms using a novel species-specific tracer, d15N-saxitoxin, NSF-OCE-1232835, (2012-2015) –  This project includes D. Erdner at the UT Marine Science Institute and is collaboratively linked with NSF grants to the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (J. Smith), Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (D. Anderson), and Stony Brook University (C. Gobler).

The Arctic Great Rivers Observatory (Arctic-GRO), NSF-OPP-1107774, (2012-2016) – This project includes collaborators from the Woods Hole Research Center (R. M. Holmes), Marine Biological Laboratory (B. Peterson), and Yale University (Peter Raymond).

Developing and Applying an Integrated Multi-scale Earth System Modeling Framework to Study the Impacts of Changing Climate, Local Weather, and Land Use on Watersheds and Downstream Coastal Ecosystems, NASA-NNX11AE42G, (2011-2014) – This project included collaborators form UT Austin’s Jackson School of Geosciences, (Z.-L. Yang) and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (D. Maidment). It also included collaborators from UT San Antonio (H. Xie), Texas A&M University Corpus Christi (P. Montagna), and the US Forest Service (W.-M. Hao).

Collaborative Research: Terrestrial Linkages to Microbial and Metazoan Communities in Coastal Ecosystems of the Beaufort Sea, NSF-OPP-1023582, (2010-2013) – This project included K. Dunton at the UT Marine Science Institute and was collaboratively linked with an NSF grant to the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Sciences (B. Crump).

Integrating Studies of Glacier Dynamics and Estuarine Chemistry in the Context of Landscape Change in the Arctic Refuge, North and West Alaska Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, (2011-2013) – This project included K. Dunton at the UT Marine Science Institute and M. Nolan at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Collaborative Research: Chemical Weathering and Organic Carbon Export from Arctic Watersheds, North Slope, Alaska, NSF-OPP-0806827, (2008-2011) – This project was collaboratively linked with NSF grants to the Department of Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (T. Douglas) and Northwestern University (A. Jacobson).

Collaborative Research. IPY: Arctic Great Rivers Observatory (Arctic-GRO), NSF-OPP-0732821, (2008-2011).  This project was collaboratively linked with NSF grants to Yale University (P. Raymond), the Woods Hole Research Center (R. M. Holmes), and the Marine Biological Laboratory (B. Peterson).

Using Satellite Data and Fully Coupled Regional Hydrologic, Ecological and Atmospheric Models to Study Complex Coastal Environmental Processes, NASA-NNX07AL79G, (2007-2010) – This  project included collaborators from UT Austin’s Jackson School of Geosciences (Z.-L. Yang, G. -Y. Niu) and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (D. Maidment).  It also included collaborators from UT San Antonio (H. Xie) and Texas A&M University Corpus Christi (P. Montagna).

Collaborative Research: Synthesis of Arctic System Carbon Cycle Research Through Model-Data Fusion Studies Using Atmospheric Inversion and Process-Based Approaches, NSF-OPP-0531082, (2005-2008) – This project included collaborators from the Marine Biological Laboratory (J. Melillo, B. Peterson, and D. Kicklighter), University of Alaska Fairbanks (D. McGuire), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M. Follows), and Purdue University (Qianlai Zhuang).

Synthesis and Scaling of Hydrologic and Biogeochemical Data on the North Slope and Coastal Zone of Alaska, NSF-OPP-0436118, (2005-2007).  This project included collaborators from the Georgia Institute of Technology (M. Stieglitz), Marine Biological Laboratory (B. Peterson) and Woods Hole Research Center (R. M. Holmes).

 

 

 

 

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