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Are biogeochemical responses linked to the microbial composition of a defined nutrient and microbial input to a large river?

National Science Foundation (Ecosystems) RAPID, 2018-2019, $200,000 ($95,000 to KU). “Are biogeochemical responses linked to the microbial composition of a defined nutrient and microbial input to a large river?” PI: L. Zeglin. Co-PI: A. Burgin.

2018 Jan-1 to 2019 Jan-1
Amy Burgin
  1. Contribution: 
    PI
    Person name (if not KBS employee): 
    L. Zeglin
  2. Amy Burgin
    Contribution: 
    Co-PI
Does nutrient form control harmful algal bloom (HAB) toxin release?

Kansas Water Resources Institute and U.S. Geological Survey, January-December 2018. “Does nutrient form control harmful algal bloom (HAB) toxin release?” PI: T. Harris. Co-PIs: A. Burgin, J. Denoyelles, E. Martinko.

Kansas Water Research Institute, 2018-2020, $30,000. “Does nutrient form control harmful algal bloom toxin release?” PI: T.D. Harris. Co-PI: A.J. Burgin, F. deNoyelles, and E. Martinko.

2018 Jan-1 to 2020 Jan-1
Ted Harris
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    PI
  2. Amy Burgin
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    Co-PI
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    Co-PI
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    Co-PI
Advancing soil organic matter research: Synthesizing multi-scale observations, manipulations & models.

National Science Foundation (Long Term Research in Environmental Biology), 2016-2017, $75,000. “Advancing soil organic matter research: Synthesizing multi-scale observations, manipulations & models.” PI: W. Wieder. Participants: S. Billings, et al.

2018 Jan-1 Sharon Billings
  1. Sharon Billings
    Contribution: 
    Participant
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
    Contribution: 
    Co-PI
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    Co-PI
  4. Contribution: 
    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
  3. Contribution: 
    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
Bathymetric surveys of Council Grove and Marion reservoirs and harmful algal bloom (HAB) sediment coring at Milford Lake. Reservoir Assessment Program

Kansas Water Office, 2018, $100,000. “Bathymetric surveys of Council Grove and Marion reservoirs and harmful algal bloom (HAB) sediment coring at Milford Lake.” PI: T. Harris. Co-PIs: J. Kastens, J. deNoyelles and E. Martinko.

2018 Jan-1 Ted Harris
  1. Contribution: 
    PI
  2. Jude Kastens
    Contribution: 
    Co-PI
  3. Contribution: 
    Co-PI
  4. Contribution: 
    Co-PI
P cycling in Milford Lake sediments.

Kansas Dept. of Health and Environment, 2018-2019, $18,000. “P cycling in Milford Lake sediments.” PI: A. Burgin.

2018 Jan-1 to 2019 Jan-1
Amy Burgin
  1. Amy Burgin
    Contribution: 
    PI
Funding for hosting 2018 Great Plains Limnology Conference at the KU Field Station. University of Kansas Field Station

University of Kansas Research Excellence Fund (CME: conference fund), 2018, $1000. “Funding for hosting 2018 Great Plains Limnology Conference at the KU Field Station." PI: T. Harris. Co-PIs: J. deNoyelles and S. Campbell.

2018 Jan-1 Ted Harris
  1. Ted Harris
    Contribution: 
    PI
  2. Contribution: 
    Co-PI
  3. Scott Campbell
    Contribution: 
    Co-PI
Kansas River, Sustainable Rivers Program – Identification of Environmental Flows to Support the Native Aquatic Community Central Plains Center for BioAssessment

CPCB assisted The Nature Conservancy and U.S. Army of Engineers in the Sustainable Rivers Program (SRP) for the Kansas River.

Streams, Water Resources 2018 Jan-1 Debbie Baker Aquatic Ecology Data Acquisition, Products and Services
Multivariate, spatio-temporal data analysis and interactive visualization to address harmful cyanobacterial blooms and water quality in lakes and reservoirs. Reservoir Assessment Program

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

2018 Jan-1 Ted Harris
  1. Ted Harris
    Contribution: 
    Co-PI
  2. Contribution: 
    PI
    Person name (if not KBS employee): 
    M. Hill
  3. Contribution: 
    Co-PI
    Person name (if not KBS employee): 
    N. Brunsell
    Organization: 
    University of Kansas
  4. Contribution: 
    Co-PI
    Person name (if not KBS employee): 
    J. Roundy
Farming for a smaller dead zone: How agricultural conservation practices, artificial drainage, and climate change affect water quality in Iowa.

Society for Conservation Biology, 2018-2020, $197,925. “Farming for a smaller dead zone: How agricultural conservation practices, artificial drainage, and climate change affect water quality in Iowa.” Smith Conservation Postdoctoral Fellowship for B. McGill. Labs: A. Burgin, T. Loecke.

2018 Jan-1 to 2020 Jan-1
Amy Burgin
  1. Amy Burgin
  2. Terry Loecke
Crustacean egg viability study

RECON, 2017, $19,980. “Crustacean egg viability study.” PI: D.C. Rogers.

2017 Jan-1 D. Christopher Rogers
  1. D. Christopher Rogers
    Person name (if not KBS employee): 
    PI

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