Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS), Inc.

S. Maritorena

154444UCSB        8/12/15-8/11/18          $144,592

CORAL: COral Reef Airborne Laboratory     


Boise State University

B. Hacker

6800-G      6/1/16-5/31/17          $59,982

PIRE: ExTerra Field Institute and Research Endeavor (E-FIRE)  



California Department of Fish and Wildlife

J. Michaelsen, L. Stratton, J. King

P1496006  6/30/15-3/1/20          $999,989

North Campus Open Space Wetlands Restoration 


Centro De Investigacion Cientifica De Ensenada CICESE

L. Romero, J. C. Ohlmann

         9/18/15-9/17/16          $798,220

Inner-Shelf Near-Surface Horizontal Dispersion   


City of Los Angeles

J. Ohlmann

4500318931       9/1/15-8/31/16          $87,692

                           9/1/15-8/31/16          $14,945

Monitoring the Fate and Transport of the Diversion Effluent Plume from the Hyperion Treatment Plant (City of Los Angeles, Bureau of Sanitation)        

     City of Los Angeles Subtotal          $102,637


Conservation International

C. Costello

1000487    9/1/14-8/31/16          $12,351

Maintaining productivity and incomes in the Tonle Sap fishery in the face of climate change    


Donors Trust

M. Portnykh, G. Libecap

73346928  8/1/14-1/31/17          $95,741

Essays on Adaptation to Climate Change    


Land Trust for Santa Barbara County


J. Michaelsen, L. Stratton

SB160090   12/21/15-6/30/18          $923,718

North Campus Open Space Devereux Creek Flood Plain Restoration Project        


National Aeronautics and Space Administration

T. DeVries

NNX16AI22G        7/1/16-6/30/19          $82,972

Quantifying the ocean's biological carbon pump with remotely sensed and in-situ observations       


J. C. Dozier

NNX12AJ87G       6/1/12-9/30/16          $70,568

                           6/1/12-9/30/17          $172,048

Assessing Water Resources in Remote, Sparsely Gauged, Snow-Dominated Mountain Basins.  


J. Dozier

         9/1/15-8/31/16          $239,066

CAS-NASA Workshops on Snow and Glacier Change and Related Natural Disasters in High Mountain Asia  


S. Maritorena, D. Siegel

NNX13AK22A       5/15/13-5/14/17          $247,759

Creating Unified Ocean Color Data Records with Uncertainties.


S. Maritorena, D. Siegel

NNX15AC65G      11/25/14-11/24/17          $98,335

How useful will the PACE UV bands be for IOP retrievals and atmospheric correction?   


N. Nelson, D. A. Siegel

NNX14AG24G      3/26/14-3/25/17          $165,000

Ocean Color Observations on CLIVAR: Opportunities in 2014 and 2015     


N. Nelson, D. Siegel

NNX14AM83G      7/2/14-7/1/17   $190,000

                           7/2/14-7/1/17   $115,610

Bermuda Bio-Optics Project: Continuation of Time-series and Retrospective Data Analysis     


D. Siegel, J. Allen

NNX15AN87H      9/1/15-8/31/16          $30,000

Retrieval of Phytoplankton Size Distribution from Satellite Imagery    


D. Siegel, N. Nelson, S. Maritorena

NNX15AE72G       3/1/15-2/28/20          $264,992

North Atlantic Aerosol and Marine Ecosystem Study (NAAMES) 


     National Aeronautics and Space Administration Subtotal          $1,676,350


National Park Service

D. Booth, T. Dunne

P15AC01121       7/1/15-8/31/16         $220,000

                           7/1/15-12/31/17        $107,000

Yosemite Valley Merced River Restoration  

     National Park Service Subtotal               $327,000


National Science Foundation

J. Cottle

1443296    9/1/15-8/31/18          $257,128

Petrologic Constraints on Subduction Termination from Lamprophyres, Ross Orogen, Antarctica       


F. Davis

1550653    10/1/15-9/30/17          $63,513

Collaborative Research: EAGER-NEON: How do microscale biophysical processes mediate ecosystem shifts during climate change-driven drought? 


B. Hacker, J. Cottle

1551054    2/15/16-1/31/19          $332,772

Collaborative Research: Characterizing and Modeling Crustal Recycling      


M. Jackson

EAR-1347377      8/1/14-7/31/17          $6,146

Collaborative Research: The role of oxygen fugacity in calc-alkaline differentiation and the creation of continental crust at the Aleutian arc


A. Keller

1554142    9/15/15-2/29/16           $2,479

International travel to participate as reviewer for the third joint transnational call of the ERA-NET SIINN     


A. Keller, P. Holden, H. Lenihan, G. Stucky, J. Schimel, R. Nisbet, S. Suh, R. Miller, B. Harthorn

SB140059   9/1/15-8/31/16           $1,092,288

CEIN (2013-2018) Predictive Toxicological Assessment and Safe Implementation of Nanotechnology in the Environment       


R. Matoza

1446543    8/1/15-7/31/17          $109,245

                  8/1/15-7/31/17          $110,755

Characterizing fault zones at Kilauea & Mauna Loa volcanoes by large-scale mapping of earthquake stress drops and focal mechanisms        


R. Matoza

1614855    6/1/16-5/31/19          $261,778

Collaborative Research: Quantifying explosive volcanism in Alaska using seismo-acoustic wavefields recorded by USArray     


J. M. Melack

DEB-1242594      9/1/12-8/31/17          $7,920

LTREB Renewal-Collaborative Research: Responses of High Elevation, Acquatic Ecosystems to Interannual Climate Variability


S. Pulver, M. Collins

1534976    1/1/16-8/31/18          $83,967

                  1/1/16-8/31/18          $13,338

Egregious Polluters: A socially-structured explanation of disproportionality in the production of pollution   


M. Rioux

EAR - 1250522    2/1/13-1/31/16          $23,029

Timescales of development of sub-ophiolite subduction: High precision U-Pb dating and geochemical characterization of late magmatism and metamorphism in the Oman-U.A.E. ophiolite 


C. Sorlien

1537719    10/1/15-9/30/17          $87,059

Collaborative Research: The North Anatolian Fault system in the Marmara Sea, Turkey - Insights from the Plio-Quaternary evolution of a multi-stranded transform     


F. Spera

1551056    2/15/16-1/31/19        $96,342

Collaborative Research: Thermodynamics of magma mixing   


N. Tague, S. Anderson, A. Plantinga

1520847    9/1/15-8/31/19          $1,724,821

Hazards SEES: Land Management Strategies for Confronting Risks and Consequences of Wildfire     


T. Tanimoto

1547523    3/1/16-2/28/18 $102,163

Extreme Interaction Between Atmosphere and Solid Earth: Understanding the Forcing Mechanism by Hurricanes and its Application for Monitoring       


     National Science Foundation Subtotal          $4,374,743


Nuclear Regulatory Commission

J. Steidl

NRC-HQ-60-15-C-0001        5/1/15-4/28/17          $80,000

                                             5/1/15-4/28/17          $160,000

                                             5/1/15-4/28/17          $50,333

                                             5/1/15-4/30/17          $50,000

Observations and Analysis of Geotechnical Array Data   


     Nuclear Regulatory Commission Subtotal          $340,333


Oregon State University

D. A. Siegel

NS257A-A   6/30/14-6/29/16                 $70,366

MODIS-based phytoplankton carbon and photoacclimation: responses to climate variability   


Pennsylvania State University

J. Melack

4916-USB-DOE-0620   9/1/13-8/31/17          $133,086

Scale-aware, Improved Hydrological and Biogeochemical Simulations of the Amazon Under a Changing Climate  


Rutgers University

L. Carvalho

5898          4/1/16-3/31/18          $70,784

The precipitation response to ENSO over Tropical South America: spatial and temporal heterogeneity and the role of the land surface       


Santa Barbara Foundation


L. Stratton

SB160074   3/1/16-6/30/17          $18,000

Restoration of the eastern mesa top at Campus Point along the CA Coastal Trail


State Coastal Conservancy

J. Michaelsen, L. Stratton

13-115      5/27/15-6/30/17          $650,000

North Campus Open Space Restoration (previously named Upper Devereux Slough) Project Planning Phase, UCSB        


U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

L. Stratton

F12AC00683        10/1/12-9/30/17          $10,000

Recovery Activities for Nipomo Lupine        


UC Center for Water Resources/UC Riverside

J. Blankinship, J. Schimel

SA11-885-NIWR-BLANKINSHIP         6/1/15-2/29/16          $9,255

Using soil exopolysaccharides (EPS) to make California grapes more drought-adapted 


J. Blankinship, J. Schimel

SA15-2997-CA358B     3/1/16-2/28/17          $12,396

2016CA358B: Using soil exopolysaccharides (EPS) to make California grapes more drought-adapted       


     UC Center for Water Resources/UC Riverside            $21,651


UC Sea Grant College Program

E. Keller

R/HCME-31PD-F  1/19/16-12/30/16          $9,264

The Impact of Sea-Level Rise on Coastal Erosion: Using the Coming 2015-2016 El Niño as a Surrogate for 50-100 years of Expected Sea-Level Rise in Central California      


University of California, UC Mexus

T. Tanimoto

SB160023   7/1/15-12/31/16             $15,037

Monitoring Hurricanes by the US and Mexican Seismic Networks       


University of California, Merced

N. Tague

EAR-1331939      10/1/15-9/30/16          $79,702

Southern Sierra Critical Zone Observatory   


University of Maryland

N. Tague, A. Plantinga

Z3708011  7/1/15-3/31/16          $62,980

                  7/1/15-7/31/16          $11,386

Wildfire Management, Ecosystem Dynamics, and Climate: The Role of Risk Salience in Driving Ecological Outcomes      


     University of Maryland Subtotal          $74,366


University of Southern California

R. Archuleta, J. Crempien

10436016  2/1/16-1/31/17          $30,000

SCEC4 Participation, Project V: Simulation of Kinematic Rupture for Multi-Segment Faults Based on Dynamic Rupture   


J. Carlson, R. Archuleta

Y86552-J    2/1/12-1/31/17          $22,000

SCEC4 Participation, Project J: Compactivity, Comminution, Heating, and Disorder - The Physics of Granular Fault Gouge      


C. Ji, R. Archuleta

Y86552-S   2/1/12-1/31/17          $11,000

SCEC4 Participation, Project S: M 7.x SIV-Benchmark Simulations for greater L.A. Region        


A. Simms, R. Archuleta

Y86552-L   2/1/12-1/31/17          $16,000

SCEC4 Participation, Project L: Collaborative Research: Documentation of Tsunami Deposits in the Carpinteria and Goleta Slough Estuaries: A signal of Great Earthquakes on the Pitas Point Thrust    


A. Simms, R. Archuleta

Y86552-T   2/1/12-1/31/17          $12,000

SCEC4 Participation, Project T: Testing Model Predictions of Large Tsunamis Associated with Great Earthquakes on the Pitas Point Thrust using Ground-Penetrating Radar     


C. Sorlien, R. Archuleta

15098        2/1/15-1/31/16          $21,000

SCEC4 Participation, Project N: Offshore South-Central California for the Community Fault Model     


J. Steidl, R. Archuleta

Y86552-A   2/1/12-1/31/17          $28,000

SCEC4 Participation, Project A: SCEC Borehole Instrumentation Center


J. H. Steidl, R. J. Archuleta

10358789-A       2/1/15-1/31/16          $30,000

SCEC4 Participation, Project P: SCEC Borehole Instrumentation Program     


J. Steidl, R. Archuleta

10358789-B        2/1/15-1/31/16          $18,000

SCEC4 Participation, Project Q: The SCEC Portable Broadband Instrument Center


     University of Southern California Subtotal          $188,000


US Geological Survey

P. Gans

G16AC00157       6/1/16-5/31/17 $42,715

Geologic Mapping of the Snake Range Metamorphic Core Complex, Eastern Nevada: Unraveling the Creatceous-Paleocene History of Burial and Partial Exhumation of Footwall Rocks      


N. Tague

G15AC00359       8/1/15-7/31/16          $70,000

The Western Mountain Initiative: Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in Western Mountain Ecosystems        


     US Geological Survey Subtotal                $112,715


USGS Powell Center

J. Schimel, J. Blankinship

G16AC000053     3/1/16-2/28/17          $50,000

What lies below? Improving quantification and prediction of soil carbon storage, stability, and susceptibility to disturbance    


Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

L. Hess, J. Melack, T. Silva

426670-19B03    12/3/15-1/13/17          $183,851

Impacts of floods and droughts on aquatic macrophytes, forests, and fisheries of central Amazonian river floodplains  


Washington State University (Pullman, WA)

N. Tague

115320 G002931         4/1/11-3/31/17          $7,500

Collaborative Research: Type 2: Understanding Biogeochemical Cycling in the Context of Climate Variability Using a Regional Earth System Modeling Framework.   


  TOTAL                                 $11,549,978