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Multivariate, spatio-temporal data analyses and interactive visualization to address harmful cyanobacterial blooms and water quality in lakes and reservoirs.

University of Kansas Research Excellence Fund (CR2), 2018, $18,000. “Multivariate, spatio-temporal data analyses and interactive visualization to address harmful cyanobacterial blooms and water quality in lakes and reservoirs.” PI: M.C. Hill. Co-PIs: N. Brunsell, T.D. Harris, and J. Roundy.

2018 Jan-1 Ted Harris
  1. Contribution: 
    PI
    Person name (if not KBS employee): 
    M.C. Hill
  2. Ted Harris
    Contribution: 
    Co-PI
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    Co-PI
  4. Scott Campbell
    Contribution: 
    Co-PI
Sediment coring at Marion and Sebelius reservoirs and HAB analyses. Reservoir Assessment Program

Kansas Water Office, 2018-2019, $125,000. “Sediment coring at Marion and Sebelius reservoirs and HAB analyses.” PI: T.D. Harris. Co-PI: J. Kastens, F. deNoyelles, and E. Martinko.

2018 Jan-1 to 2019 Jan-1
Ted Harris
  1. Ted Harris
    Contribution: 
    PI
  2. Jude Kastens
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    Co-PI
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    Co-PI
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    Co-PI
Sampling large rivers in Kansas for the 2018-2019 USEPA National River and Streams Assessment Central Plains Center for BioAssessment

The Central Plains Center for BioAssessment will sample 4 river sites at 3 locations in Kansas for the USEPA 2018-2019 National River and Stream Assessment.  

 

Kansas Department of Environment and Health, 2018, $23,600. "Sampling large rivers in Kansas for the 2018-2019 USEPA National River and Streams Assessment." PI Baker

2018 Jan-1 Debbie Baker
  1. Debbie Baker
  2. Donald Huggins
Surface and sediment core collection at Tuttle Creek Lake.

Kansas Water Office, 2018, $19,000. “Surface and sediment core collection at Tuttle Creek Lake.” PI: T.D. Harris. Co-PI: J. Kastens, F. deNoyelles, and E. Martinko.

2018 Jan-1 Ted Harris
  1. Ted Harris
    Contribution: 
    PI
  2. Jude Kastens
    Contribution: 
    Co-PI
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    Co-PI
  4. Contribution: 
    Co-PI
Microbes on the move: Exploring microbiomes through mobile museum experiences. University of Kansas Ecosystems Research Group

National Science Foundation EPSCoR, 2018-2021, $35,801. “Microbes on the move: Exploring microbiomes    through mobile museum experiences.” PI: T. MacDonald. Co-PIs: B. Sikes, C. MacGilvray.

2018 Jan-1 to 2021 Jan-1
National Science Foundation Benjamin Sikes
  1. Benjamin Sikes
    Contribution: 
    Co-PI
  2. Contribution: 
    PI
    Person name (if not KBS employee): 
    T. MacDonald
  3. Contribution: 
    Co-PI
    Person name (if not KBS employee): 
    C. MacGilvray
U.S. County-level Corn & Soybean Yield Modeling and Brazil & Argentina Yield Model Development & Implementation.

TerraMetrics Agriculture, Inc., 2018-2019, $47,000. “U.S. County-level Corn & Soybean Yield Modeling and Brazil & Argentina Yield Model Development & Implementation.” PI: J.H. Kastens. Co-PI: C.R. Bishop.

2018 Jan-1 to 2019 Jan-1
Jude Kastens
  1. Jude Kastens
    Contribution: 
    PI
Osage Ethnobotany at Pea Ridge National Military Park: Inventory and documentary project.

National Park Service, September 1, 2018–June 30, 2020. $90,000. “Osage Ethnobotany at Pea Ridge National Military Park: Inventory and documentary project.” PI: K. Kindscher, with Norman Akers and Robert Warrior.

2018 Jan-1 to 2020 Jan-1
Kelly Kindscher
  1. Kelly Kindscher
    Contribution: 
    PI
Re-inventory of Wetlands on the Prairie Band Potawatomie Reservation.

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation. May 1, 2018–October 31, 2019, $23,887. “Re-inventory of Wetlands on the Prairie Band Potawatomie Reservation.” PI: K. Kindscher.

2018 Jan-1 to 2019 Jan-1
Kelly Kindscher
  1. Kelly Kindscher
    Contribution: 
    PI
Designing models to forecast how biogeochemical fluctuations in soil systems govern soil development, terrestrial water storage and ecosystem nutrient fluxes.

National Science Foundation RAISE-SitS, 2018-2020, $372,359 (of grant total $708,562). “Designing models to forecast how biogeochemical fluctuations in soil systems govern soil development, terrestrial water storage and ecosystem nutrient fluxes.” PI: P. Sullivan. Co-PIs: S.A. Billings, L. Flores, D. Hirmas, L. Li.

2018 Jan-1 to 2020 Jan-1
Sharon Billings
  1. Contribution: 
    PI
    Person name (if not KBS employee): 
    P. Sullivan
  2. Sharon Billings
    Contribution: 
    Co-PI
Extending our knowledge base of the human and natural forcings of critical zone dynamics and evolution at the Calhoun Critical Zone Observatory.

National Science Foundation, 2018-2019, $95,000. “Extending our knowledge base of the human and natural forcings of critical zone dynamics and evolution at the Calhoun Critical Zone Observatory.” PI: S.A. Billings.
 

2018 Jan-1 to 2019 Jan-1
Sharon Billings
  1. Sharon Billings
    Contribution: 
    PI

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