Fiscal Year 2018-19
July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019
Arete Associates
J. Ohlmann
AZ-401259 11/30/18-10/14/19 $57,873
Ocean of Things Float Development
Boise State University
B. Hacker
6800-G 6/1/16-5/31/19 $80,960
PIRE: ExTerra Field Institute and Research Endeavor (E-FIRE)
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
R. Knapp
P1620105 3/23/17-10/31/19 $92,862
Three crucially important conservation actions to recovery R. sierrae in the northern Sierra
California Department of Forestry
C. Blanchette, M. Wittmann
5GA18206 6/13/19-3/15/21 $506,800
Valentine Reserve Fuel Reduction
California Department of Parks and Recreation
J. Michaelsen, L. Stratton
C0232033 7/1/17-6/30/25 $391,250
North Campus Open Space: Trailhead Interpretive Area and Amenities Project
California State University - San Marcos
S. Maritorena
92329/85142 2/1/19-1/31/20 $12,819
Carbon-based phytoplankton size classes using multi-platform ocean color observations and Earth System Models: satellite algorithm development and interannual variability
California Wildlife Conservation Board
C. Tague
WC-1750BC 11/15/18-3/31/22 $609,970
From Snow to Flow: Targeted Forest Management Strategies to Increase Streamflow for Ecosystems and People in the Tahoe-Truckee Basin
Community Environmental Council
J. Schimel
SB190053 1/1/18-12/31/19 $60,000
Healthy Soils Demonstration Project
DA Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory
J. Dozier, N. Bair
W913E5-16-C-0013 9/27/17-9/26/18 $58,779
Methods to Robustly Assess the Snow Water Resource in Remote Mountains
Department of Defense Strategic Environmental Research Development
M. Singer, K. Caylor, D. Roberts
W912HQ18C0068 9/19/18-9/19/22 $345,500
          9/19/18-9/19/22 $223,785
          9/1/19-9/19/22 $223,784
Understanding and Assessing Riparian Habitat Vulnerability to Drought-Prone Climate Regimes on Department of Defense Bases in the Southerwestern USA
     Dept of Defense Strategic Environmental Research Development Subtotal $793,069
Department of Energy
D. Siegel, N. Nidzieko, D. Reed, N. Nelson, R. Miller, T. Bell
DE-AR0000922 5/1/18-4/30/21 $2,003,894
Scalable Aquaculture Monitoring System - SAMS
Georgia Institute of Technology
S. Stevenson
RK586-G1 9/15/18-9/14/21 $105,178
Evaluating Mechanisms of Pacific Decadal Variability in ESMs and their Sensitivity to External Forcing
Global Canopy
R. Heilmayr
20181164 7/1/18-5/31/19 $20,317
          7/1/18-5/31/19 $19,677
          12/1/18-5/31/19 $16,836
          12/1/18-5/31/19 $16,785
Trase for Indonesian Palm Oil
     Global Canopy Subtotal $73,615
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
J. Dozier, N. Bair
1591172 11/30/17-5/31/19 $41,183
Spatial Dynamics of Grain Size, Radiative Forcing by Impurities, and Spectral Albedo from AVIRIS-NG Data in the Indian Himalaya
S. Maritorena
12/1/18-9/30/19 $124,164
CORAL {Coral Reef Airborne Laboratory}
     Jet Propulsion Laboratory Subtotal $165,347
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
N. Bair, K. Rittger
80NSSC18K1489 10/1/18-9/30/21 $213,968
Fusion of MODIS, VIIRS, and Landsat snow cover data to create high spatial and temporal resolution estimates of snow water equivalent in a well-instrumented and austere basin
T. DeVries, M. Nowicki
80NSSC18K1353 9/1/18-8/31/19 $45,000
Improving satellite-based estimates of net primary productivity by assimilating oceanographic data
J. Dozier, W. Brandt
NNX16AO25H 9/1/16-8/31/19 $45,000
Using the spatial variability of snow accumulation to evaluate the orographic effect in California's Sierra Nevada
J. Melack, S. MacIntyre
NNX17AK49G 5/3/17-5/2/20 $135,482
5/3/17-5/2/20 $220,340
Methane fluxes from tropical aquatic systems: Integration of measurements, hydrological and biogeochemical models and remote sensing
N. Nelson, D. Siegel
80NSSC18K0736 3/27/19-3/26/21 $285,919
Bermuda Bio-Optics Project: Data for MODIS Algorithm Maintenance
A. Santoro
80NSSC18K1431 7/20/18-7/19/21 $209,050
Surface versus subsurface controls on microbial attenuation of sinking particulate flux in the mesopelagic ocean
D. Siegel
NNX16AR49G 8/25/16-8/24/20 $260,147
Data Mining Global Ocean Ecosystem & Carbon Cycling Observations for EXPORTS Planning & Synthesis
D. Siegel
80NSSC18K0735 3/27/18-3/26/21 $295,509
Plumes and Blooms MODIS Algorithm Maintenance
D. Siegel, D. Catlett
NNX16AO44H 9/1/18-8/31/20 $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 $261,782
North Atlantic Aerosol and Marine Ecosystem Study (NAAMES)
D. A. Siegel, N. Nelson, U. Passow
80NSSC17K0692 8/1/17-9/17/21 $20,759
          8/1/17-9/17/21 $110,258
          8/1/17-9/17/21 $52,987
          8/1/17-9/17/21 $185,919
Synthesizing Optically- and Carbon Export-Relevant Particle Size Distributions for the EXPORTS Field Campaign
     National Aeronautics and Space Administration Subtotal $2,387,120
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
M. Moritz
0806.18.059850 7/1/18-6/30/19 $132,754
Restoration & Resilience of Endemic BCDF: Phase II
National Geographic Society
K. Caylor
NGS-57848R-18 11/28/18-12/31/19 $100,000
Global maps of center pivot agriculture for improving estimates of crop yield and groundwater use
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
N. Bair
NA18OAR4590380 10/1/18-9/30/20 $59,519
Improving subseasonal water supply prediction across the Western United States through assimilation of remotely sensed snow cover snow albedo, and snow water equivalent in the NOAA National Water Model
Q. Ding, C. Jones
NA18OAR4310424 9/1/18-8/30/20 $297,938
Abrupt Arctic warming episodes driven by atmospheric circulation changes in the past 1150 years
     National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Subtotal $357,457
National Park Service
D. Booth, T. Dunne
P15AC01121 7/1/15-6/30/20 $50,913
Yosemite Valley Merced River Restoration
R. Knapp
P15AC01412 6/10/15-6/10/20 $10,325
Restoring rare frogs in Yosemite National Park
R. Knapp
P16AC01701 9/30/16-9/30/21 $44,702
Critical Restoration Efforts to Recover Endangered Mountain Yellow-legged Frogs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks
     National Park Service Subtotal $105,941
National Science Foundation
S. Anderson, E. Hiroyasu
1747562 8/15/18-7/31/20 $16,885
Doctoral Dissertation Research: Using Prospect Theory and Human Perceptions of Wildlife to Predict Support for Invasive Species Management
L. Carvalho, C. Jones, R. Church, A. Murray, D. Roberts
1664173 8/1/17-7/31/20 $754,494
PREEVENTS Track 2: Understanding Extreme Fire Weather Hazards and Improving Resilience in Coastal Santa Barbara, California
Z. Eilon
1658214 8/15/17-7/31/21 $84,575
8/15/17-7/31/21 $138,194
Collaborative Research:  Imaging small-scale convection and structure of the mantle in the south Pacific: a US contribution to an international Pacific Array
Z. Eilon
1723170 5/15/18-4/30/21 $81,293
5/15/18-4/30/21 $98,651
Collaborative Research: The context for rifting in East Africa - melt distribution and lithospheric removal imaged from axis to flank
Z. Eilon
1753722 1/1/18-12/31/19 $183,537
Collaborative research: Lithosphere-scale anisotropic imaging across the Eastern North America Margin's ocean-continent transition
B. Hacker
1829426 9/1/18-8/31/21 $91,110
Collaborative Research: Structure and dynamics of the Alaska mantle wedge
B. Hacker
1927635 7/1/19-6/30/21 $186,584
Collaborative Research: How Does Lower Continental Crust Form? A Petrochronological Investigation of the Ivrea Zone
B. Hacker
1927060 7/15/19-6/30/21 $289,046
Collaborative Research: Dating Deformation with Titanite
L. Hess
1851993 12/14/18-2/28/20 $35,837
Balancing biodiversity conservation with development in Amazon wetlands
M. Jackson
1900652 5/1/19-4/30/22 $98,714
Collaborative Proposal:Deciphering the LLSVP-plume relationship
A. Keller
1901515 5/15/19-4/30/22 $389,981
Developing and Integrating "-Omic" Tools to Elucidate Nanoparticle Transport Mechanism and Responses in Agricultural Crops
F. MacDonald
1927851 11/1/18-5/31/20 $77,882
COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH: Testing proposed rapid true polar wander in the Neoproterozoic Zavkhan Volcanics of Mongolia and the Banxi Group of South China
F. MacDonald
1916698 9/1/18-8/31/20 $91,191
Collaborative Research: Did the Formation of the Great Unconformity Trigger Oxygenation and the Cambrian Explosion?
R. Matoza
1847736 6/1/19-5/31/24 $387,073
CAREER: Seismo-acoustic signatures of volcanic unrest and eruption: Local. Regional, and Remote
R. Oono
1841715 9/1/18-8/31/20 $9,000
EAGER: Does host specificity drive species diversification of fungal endophytes? REU Supplement
R. Oono, K. Seltmann
1841715 9/1/18-8/31/20 $199,779
EAGER: Does host specificity drive species diversification of fungal endophytes?
S. Porter
1855092 7/1/19-6/30/21 $277,038
Collaborative Research: Using organic carbon isotopes of single microfossils to illuminate Proterozoic eukaryotic ecosystems
A. Simms
1644197 9/1/17-8/31/21 $21,112
Collaborative Research: New Constraints on Post-Glacial Rebound and Holocene Environmental History along the Northern Antarctic Peninsula from Raised Beaches
     National Science Foundation Subtotal $3,511,976
Oxford Policy Management
R. Deshmukh
A0534A 1/1/19-12/31/20 $199,605
Accelerating large-scale renewable energy deployment in Southern Africa by bridging analysis and application through decision support tools
Rilee Systems Technologies
J. Frew
80NSSC18M0118-1 8/30/18-8/29/20 $116,735
          8/30/18-8/29/19 $116,735
STARE: SpatioTemporal Adaptive- Resolution Encoding
     Rilee Systems Technologies Subtotal $233,470
San Francisco Zoo
R. Knapp
SB170145 4/1/18-3/31/19 $4,372
Disease Assays for Frog Captive-Rearing Program – San Francisco Zoo
Tahoe Regional Planning Agency
J. Melack
19C00008 11/1/18-9/30/19 $15,130
Decision Support Framework (DSF) for the Upper Truckee River Watershed – Phase I
The Nature Conservancy
M. D. Singer
07282017-4691 2/26/18-1/31/20 $37,300
Assessing Riparian Forest Water Sources in the Santa Clara River Basin
The Regents of the University of Colorado
N. Bair
1556287 2/1/19-2/29/20 $43,502
Optimizing the Indus Basin Irrigation System and reservoir operations using remotely sensed snow surface properties in the ParBal model
University of California - Agriculture and Natural Resource
C. D'Antonio
SA17-3877-01 10/1/17-11/30/18 $6,800
Restoration and Resilience of Endemic Bigcone Douglas-fir after the 2007 Zaca Fire
University of California - Berkeley
M. Buntaine
00009574 8/22/17-4/30/20 $25,449
Citizen Monitoring of Urban Waterways in Jiangsu, China
University of California - Irvine
S. Suh
2019-3702 1/1/19-12/31/20 $10,071
Maximizing the Environmental Utility of Battery Storage
University of California – Lab Fees Research Program
A. Stith, K. Caylor
LFR-19-645741 4/1/19-7/31/19 $20,000
2019 UC Lab Fees Workshop on Wildfire-related Research
University of California - Los Angeles
M. Moritz
20180192-04 3/1/18-2/29/20 $134,119
Fire, Forest Dieback, and Climate Change in California
University of California -  Merced
C. N. Tague
EAR-1331939 10/1/18-9/30/19 $27,721
Southern Sierra Critical Zone Observatory
University of California -  Multi-Campus Research Programs and Initiatives
P. Holden
MRP-17-455083 7/1/18-12/31/19 $236,271
          1/1/19-12/31/19 $273,054
Fighting Drought with Stormwater: From Research to Practice
     University of California – MRPI $509,325
University of California - Office of the President UCOP
J. Dozier
LFR-18-548316 3/1/18-2/28/20 $1,057,336
Headwaters to groundwater: Resources in a changing climate
N. Molotch
4600010378 AM-31 1/1/19-6/30/19 $42,208
Proposal for Expert Assistance with Snow Products, California
     University of California – UCOP subtotal $1,099,544
University of California - UC Mexus
A. Keller
SB190022 7/1/18-12/31/19 $7,980
Magnetic permanently confined micelle arrays (Mag-PCMAs) for the elimination of emerging contaminants from environmental samples from Lake Chapala
R. Matoza
SB190021 7/1/18-12/31/19 $13,553
Seismic and infrasonic signature of explosive eruptions at Popocatépetl volcano, México
     University of California – UC Mexus subtotal $21,533
University of Southern California
T. Tanimoto
G17AC00047 2/1/17-1/31/22 $0
SCEC5 Master
T. Tanimoto, J. Steidl
104714023-E 2/1/18-1/31/20 $35,000
SCEC5 Participation, Project E: SCEC Borehole Instrumentation Program
T. Tanimoto, J. Steidl
104714023-E 2/1/18-1/31/20 $35,000
SCEC5 Participation, Project F: SCEC Portable Broadband Instrument Center (PBIC)
     University of Southern California Subtotal $70,000
University of Washington
Q. Ding
UWSC10548 7/1/16-4/30/20 $113,422
Collaborative Research: A high-sensitivity 10Be and extraterrestrial 3He record from an ice core at South Pole New
University of Wisconsin
R. Heilmayr
811K204 4/1/18-3/31/19 $51,220
Deforestation impacts of the Amazon Soy Moratorium
US Department of Agriculture
R. Niemeyer, C. N. Tague
2018-67012-28046 6/1/18-5/31/20 $164,977
Forest thinning in dry forests: improving the resilience of forest health and streamflow in the Pacific Northwest
USDI Fish and Wildlife Services
R. Knapp
F15AC00500 9/22/15-7/31/20 $46,464
Treatment and prevention of infection by Bd in two species of mountain yellow-legged frogs
     Grand Total $14,441,688*
• Includes awards transferred to ERI during FY18-19