Fiscal Year 2016-17

July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017



N. Nidzieko

AMPAC0180-17-012    6/1/17-12/31/17        $81,865

Test of bi-static underwater optical imager from an autonomous underwater vehicle    



Arizona State University/Tempe

R. Rudnick

EAR-1338810   9/1/16-8/31/18          $140,000

FESD Type 1: The Dynamics of Earth System Oxygenation         



Boise State University

B. Hacker

6800-G            6/1/16-5/31/18          $74,452

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



Cal Department of Fish and Wildlife

J. Michaelsen, L. Stratton

P1696006        1/1/16-12/31/18        $997,095

North Campus Open Space Coastal Wetland Restoration Project



Cal Department of Transportation

J. Michaelsen, L. Stratton

05-6300F15     1/19/17-11/1/20        $2,449,000

UC Santa Barbara, North Campus Open Space Multi-Modal Trail Project



California Coastal Conservancy

K. Seltmann

15-124            6/27/16-12/31/17      $40,000

Kids in Nature Explore the Coast (KIN2)           



California Ocean Protection Council

J. Michaelsen, L. Stratton

P01-1-07         9/1/16-8/31/19          $1,000,000

North Campus Open Space Coastal Wetland Restoration           



California Wildlife Conservation Board

J. Michaelsen, L. Stratton

WC-1589DC     7/27/16-6/30/20        $3,820,000

Upper Devereux Slough Restoration     



City of Santa Barbara

P. Holden

21700093        11/8/16-12/31/17      $29,999

Research in New Source Detection       



CSU San Diego State University

J. Florsheim

SA0000537      10/1/16-9/30/17        $13,943

Evaluating Potential Environmental Impacts from Channel Morphology and Habitat Changes to the Santa Ana River Downstream of Prado Dam  



DA Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

J. Dozier, N. Bair

W913E5-16-C-0013     9/15/16-9/14/17        $148,489

Methods to Robustly Assess the Snow Water Resource in Remote Mountains    



Department of Agriculture

S. Sweet, C. Evelyn

2016-CS-11052007-086         8/15/16-12/31/17      $46,778

Conservation Status of California Amphibians and Reptiles       



Evolving Earth Foundation

E. Keller, D. Morel

SB170164         5/1/17-6/30/18          $2,840

Chronology and Deformation of the Gaviota Coast near Santa Barbara, California          



Ford Foundation

P. Homyak, J. Schimel

SB170159         6/1/17-5/31/18          $45,000

Evaluating paradigms in phosphorus (P) biogeochemical cycling: The paradox of high P

availability in ecosystems developing on P-poor parent material          



NASA Shared Services Center

T. DeVries

NNX16AI22G    7/1/16-6/30/19          $86,468

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


J. Dozier, W. Brandt

NNX16AO25H   9/1/16-8/31/17          $30,000

            9/1/16-8/31/18          $45,000

Using the spatial variability of snow accumulation to evaluate the orographic effect in California's Sierra Nevada          


S. Maritorena, D. Siegel

NNX15AC65G   11/25/14-11/24/17    $107,258

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


J. Melack, S. MacIntyre

NNX17AK49G   5/3/17-5/2/20            $97,157

Methane fluxes from tropical aquatic systems: Integration of measurements, hydrological and biogeochemical models 

and remote sensing     


D. Siegel

NNX16AR49G   8/25/16-8/24/19        $256,599

Data Mining Global Ocean Ecosystem & Carbon Cycling Observations for EXPORTS Planning & Synthesis          


D. Siegel, J. Allen

NNX15AN87H   9/1/15-8/31/17          $30,000

                        9/1/15-8/31/18          $45,000

Retrieval of Phytoplankton Size Distribution from Satellite Imagery       


D. Siegel, D. Catlett

NNX16AO44H   9/1/16-8/31/17          $30,000

                        9/1/16-8/31/18          $45,000

Linking Ocean Optical Properties with Marine Microbial Diversity Assessed by Next-Generation Sequencing    


D. Siegel, N. Nelson, S. Maritorena

NNX15AE72G   3/1/15-2/28/20          $267,802

North Atlantic Aerosol and Marine Ecosystem Study (NAAMES)  


     NASA Shared Services Center Subtotal         $1,040,284



National Academies Keck Futures Initiative

K. Bisson, D. Siegel

NAKFI DB53      5/15/17-6/30/19        $50,000

Project ROAM: Rendering Oceanography in Artistic Mediums    



National Aeronautics and Space Administration

N. Nelson, D. Siegel

NNX14AM83G  7/2/14-7/1/18            $212,450

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


D. Siegel

NNX14AL94G   7/7/14-7/6/18            $238,000

Plumes and Blooms: A Multi-Decadal Coastal Bio-Optical Time-series and Retrospective Data Analysis 


     National Aeronautics and Space Administration Subtotal    $450,450



National Park Service

D. Booth, T. Dunne

P15AC01121    7/1/15-11/30/18        $115,412

Yosemite Valley Merced River Restoration        



National Science Foundation

J. Cottle

1650265          1/15/17-6/30/19        $86,426

Collaborative Research: Andean plutonic perspectives on generation, storage, and eruption of rhyolite           


T. DeVries

1658392          7/1/17-6/30/20          $274,355

Collaborative research: Combining models and observations to constrain the marine iron cycle


M. Jackson

1624840          7/1/16-6/30/19          $299,928

Preservation of Hadean geochemical signatures in the Icelandic high 3He/4He mantle domain 


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

SB140059         9/1/16-8/31/17          $997,311

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


R. Matoza

1620576          3/1/17-2/29/20          $290,000

Investigating the seismic signatures of volcanic unrest and eruption: Spatiotemporal distribution and source origin of tiny long-period seismicity     


N. Nidzieko

1745258          7/1/16-7/31/17          $11,657

Collaborative Research: Circulation and mixing in a coastally trapped river plume       


S. Porter

EAR-1411594   9/1/14-8/31/18          $141,245

Collaborative Research: Toward a global timeline of biological and ocean geochemical change during the early Cambrian       


S. Pulver

1534976          1/1/16-8/31/18          $150,599

                         1/1/16-8/31/18         $101,404

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


M. Rioux

1636678          8/1/16-7/31/18          $210,557

Collaborative Research: The four-dimensional distribution of magmatism during the growth of lower oceanic crust: High precision U-Pb dating of IODP Hole U1473A, Atlantis Bank, SWIR    


M. Rioux

1650407          4/15/17-3/31/19        $231,072

Formation of the metamorphic sole of the Semail ophiolite: High-precision U-Pb dating of the preserved remnants of a subducted slab           


R. Rudnick, J. Cottle

1650260          2/15/17-1/31/20        $133,329

U-Pb thermochronology of lower crustal xenoliths -- estimating Moho temperature in order to constrain crustal heat production       


C. Sorlien, B. Luyendyk

PLR-1341585   1/1/14-12/31/17        $15,000

Subsidence, Tilting, Sedimentation, and Oligocene-middle Miocene paleo-depth of Ross Sea   


F. Spera

1551056          2/15/16-1/31/19        $97,506

Collaborative Research: Thermodynamics of magma mixing     


T. Tanimoto

1547523          3/1/16-2/28/18          $95,600

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


     National Science Foundation Subtotal         $3,135,989



Northrop Grumman Corporation

N. Nidzieko

8200199216    7/1/16-9/30/16          $188,794

Annual Naval Technology Demonstration         



Office of Naval Research

L. Romero

N00014-16-1-2936     7/1/16-6/30/19          $86,041

                                     7/1/16-6/30/19         $86,590

Numerical Modeling of Wave-Current interactions in the Presence of Submesoscale Ocean Features     



Oregon State University

D. A. Siegel

NS257A-A        6/30/14-6/29/17        $72,596

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



Princeton University

K. Caylor

SUB0000189     8/1/16-7/31/19          $27,518

Hazards SEES: Understanding cross-scale interactions of trade and food policy to improve resilience to drought risk in Zambia           



Santa Barbara County

J. Michaelsen, L. Stratton

SB170097         3/1/16-6/30/17          $18,000

North Campus Open Space (NCOS) Public Access Design Project           



Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District

J. Florsheim

1016    11/21/16-6/30/17      $25,000

            11/21/16-6/30/18      $25,000

Biophysical Approach Toward Riparian Conservation and Floodplain Ecosystem Functionality  



State Coastal Conservancy

J. Michaelsen, L. Stratton

16-051            1/1/17-12/31/21        $1,053,126

North Campus Open Space Wetland Transition 


J. Michaelsen, L. Stratton

16-044            1/1/17-12/31/21        $980,000

North Campus Open Space Vernal Pool Complex Restoration Project    


J. Michaelsen, L. Stratton

16-044            1/1/17-12/31/21        $692,463

North Campus Open Space Vernal Pool Complex Restoration Project    


     State Coastal Conservancy Subtotal             $2,725,589



The Institute of Museum and Library Services IMLS

K. Seltmann

MA-30-16-0387-16     10/1/16-9/30/18        $112,749

Upgrade of the historical Wenner insect collection: Utilizing collection data in Restoration Ecology      



University Corp For Atmospheric Research - UCAR

M. Jackson

Z17-28065       3/15/17-8/31/17        $24,770

Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Program      



University of California, Berkeley

J. Schimel

00009485        10/1/16-9/30/17        $41,122

Carbon sequestration potential of rangeland soils       



University of California, Irvine

P. Holden

2017-3429      1/1/17-12/31/19        $76,262

Fighting Drought with Stormwater: From Research to Practice   



University of California, Merced

N. Tague

EAR-1331939   10/1/13-9/30/17        $98,583

Southern Sierra Critical Zone Observatory        



University of California, Riverside

C. D'Antonio, D. Roberts

00009434        9/1/16-2/28/17          $56,284

Restoration and Resilience of Endemic Bigcone Douglas-Fir after the 2007 Zaca fire     



University of Connecticut

D. Siegel

137828            10/1/16-9/30/17        $69,233

Water Quality Monitoring Enhancements to Support the Hypoxia Management in Long Island Sound    



University of Southern California

R. Archuleta, J. Crempien

10450329        6/1/16-5/31/17          $35,000

SCEC4 Participation, Project U: High Frequency Path and Source Parameters Determined from Recorded Ground Motion in Central California    


J. Steidl

10456511        7/1/16-6/30/17          $200,000

Central California Special Project: Temporary Seismic Deployment        


     University of Southern California Subtotal              $235,000



University of Washington

Q. Ding

UWSC9314        8/1/16-7/31/18          $161,045

CVP: Seasonal to interannual variability and predictability of Arctic summertime sea ice associated with tropically forced planetary wave patterns         


Grand Total:  $17,811,772