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Dimensions US-China: Collaborative research: Microbe eco-evolutionary feedbacks as drivers of plant coexistence, diversity gradients, and overyielding. University of Kansas Ecosystems Research Group

National Science Foundation-Dimensions of Biodiversity, 2017-2022, $1.7M. “Dimensions US-China: Collaborative research: Microbe eco-evolutionary feedbacks as drivers of plant coexistence, diversity gradients, and overyielding.” PI: J. Bever. Co-PIs: P. Schultz, B. Sikes, B. Foster, H. Alexander.

2017 Jan-1 to 2022 Jan-1
Jim Bever
  1. Jim Bever
  2. Peggy Schultz
    Contribution: 
    Co-PI
  3. Benjamin Sikes
    Contribution: 
    Co-PI
  4. Bryan Foster
    Contribution: 
    Co-PI
  5. Contribution: 
    Co-PI
    Person name (if not KBS employee): 
    Helen Alexander
    Organization: 
    University of Kansas
Collaborative research: Modelling and inference for spatiotemporal climate impacts on complex ecosystems. University of Kansas Ecosystems Research Group

National Science Foundation, $426,609, 2017-2020. “Collaborative research: Modelling and inference for spatiotemporal climate impacts on complex ecosystems.” PI: D. Reuman. Co-PI: E. Van Vleck.  

2017 Jan-1 to 2020 Jan-1
National Science Foundation Dan Reuman
  1. Dan Reuman
    Contribution: 
    PI
  2. Contribution: 
    Co-PI
    Person name (if not KBS employee): 
    E. Van Vleck
Edwards Air Force Base crustacean biodiversity

Ardea Consulting, 2017, $24,573. “Edwards Air Force Base crustacean biodiversity.” PI: D.C. Rogers.

2017 Jan-1 D. Christopher Rogers
  1. D. Christopher Rogers
    Contribution: 
    PI
GreenReport and U.S. Crop Yield Forecasting.

TerraMetrics Agriculture, Inc., 2017, $70,000. “GreenReport and U.S. Crop Yield Forecasting.” PI: J. Kastens. Co-PIs: J. Lomas, E. Martinko.

TerraMetrics Agriculture, Inc., 2018, $70,000. “GreenReport and U.S. Crop Yield Forecasting.”  PI: J. Kastens. Co-PIs: J. Lomas, E. Martinko. (annual renewal)

2017 Jan-1 to 2018 Jan-1
Jude Kastens
  1. Jude Kastens
    Contribution: 
    PI
  2. John Lomas
    Contribution: 
    Co-PI
  3. Contribution: 
    Co-PI
Microbiomes of Aquatic, Plant and Soil Systems (MAPS) Mediating Sustainability: An observational and experimental network across Kansas. University of Kansas Ecosystems Research Group

NSF EPSCOR RII Track-1, 2017-2022, $3.75M. “Microbiomes of Aquatic, Plant and Soil Systems (MAPS) Mediating Sustainability: An observational and experimental network across Kansas.” PI: K. Bowman-James. Co-PIs: J. Bever, S. Billings, others. Co-I: B. Sikes. 

Bever is the PI responsible for $2.5M direct, $3.75M total of a $20M grant.

2017 Jan-1 to 2022 Jan-1
National Science Foundation, EPSCoR Jim Bever
  1. Contribution: 
    PI
    Person name (if not KBS employee): 
    K. Bowman-James
  2. Jim Bever
    Contribution: 
    Co-PI
  3. Sharon Billings
    Contribution: 
    Co-PI
  4. Benjamin Sikes
    Contribution: 
    Co-I
Vernal pool crustacean culture

Helix Environmental Consulting, 2017, $250. “Vernal pool crustacean culture.” PI: D.C. Rogers.

 

2017 Jan-1 D. Christopher Rogers
  1. D. Christopher Rogers
    Contribution: 
    PI
MAPS-KS NSF EPSCoR: Major Initiative University of Kansas Ecosystems Research Group

National Science Foundation RII Track-1, $1,606,271 2017-2018. “MAPS-KS NSF EPSCoR: Major Initiative.” PI: J. Bever. Co-PI: S. Billings.  

2017 Jan-1 to 2018 Jan-1
Jim Bever
  1. Jim Bever
  2. Sharon Billings
Mosquito borne disease surveillance

Johnson County, Kansas, 2017, $18,700. “Mosquito borne disease surveillance.” PI: D.C. Rogers.

2017 Jan-1 D. Christopher Rogers
  1. D. Christopher Rogers
    Contribution: 
    PI
Bathymetric Surveys at Council Grove and Marion reservoirs.

Kansas Water Office, 2017-2020, $100,000. “Bathymetric Surveys at Council Grove and Marion reservoirs.” PI: T.D. Harris.

2017 Jan-1 to 2020 Jan-1
Ted Harris
  1. Ted Harris
    Contribution: 
    PI
Leveraging a karst CZO end member on the spectrum of system reactivity as an exemplar of Earth's CZ trajectories. University of Kansas Ecosystems Research Group

University of Kansas Major Project Planning Grant, $32,966, May-Sept. 2017. “Leveraging a karst CZO end member on the spectrum of system reactivity as an exemplar of Earth's CZ trajectories.” PI: P. Sullivan. Co-PIs: S. Billings, D. Hirmas, G. MacPherson.

2017 Jan-1 Sharon Billings
  1. Sharon Billings
    Contribution: 
    Co-PI
  2. Contribution: 
    PI
    Person name (if not KBS employee): 
    P. Sullivan
    Organization: 
    University of Kansas
  3. Contribution: 
    Co-PI
    Person name (if not KBS employee): 
    D. Hirman
    Organization: 
    University of Kansas
  4. Contribution: 
    Co-PI
    Person name (if not KBS employee): 
    G. MacPherson
    Organization: 
    University of Kansas

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