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IQPR Grant Proposals

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Yingkui Li and Sally Horn. Establishing a Chronology of Late Quaternary Glacial Advances in the Tropical American Cordillera. National Science Foundation, Geography and Spatial Science, $200,000, awarded August 2012.

Darrin Hulsey. Mechanisms that underlie the evolution of functional innovation and diversity. US-Israel Binational Science Foundation, $122,475, awarded May 2012.

David Anderson, Eric Kansa, Sarah Kansa, Stephen Yerka. Collaborative Research: Developing the Cyberinfrastructure for a National Archaeological Site Database. National Science Foundation, Archaeology Program, $141, 829, awarded July 2012.

Henri D. Grissino-Mayer. Climate Change as a Possible Mechanism behind Pinyon-Juniper Encroachment on Grasslands, El Malpais National Monument, New Mexico. U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service Fire and Aviation Program, $55,493, submitted November 2012.

Zheng-Hua Li and Sally P. Horn. Decadal to Centennial Scale Paleoclimate Reconstruction Using Speleothems from the Southern Appalachians. National Science Foundation, Geosciences, REU supplement, $15,000, awarded September 2012.

Henri D. Grissino-Mayer. Collaborative Research: An International Professional-Development Workshop in Dendrochronology: North American Dendroecological Fieldweek. Funded by the National Science Foundation, Geography and Spatial Sciences Program, $45,000, awarded May 2011.

Glenn A. Tootle and Henri D. Grissino-Mayer. REU Supplement to Upper Colorado River Basin Snowpack Reconstructions Incorporating Climate Variability. National Science Foundation, Paleo Perspectives on Climate Change (P2C2) Program, $19,500, awarded June 2011.

Henri Grissino-Mayer. Stand History, Structure, and Composition of the Pygmy Forests at El Malpais National Monument, New Mexico: Interpreting a Rare Forest Type. Western National Parks Association, $7,500, awarded January 2011.

David Anderson. Survey and Evaluation of Potentially Nationally Significant, Endangered Prehistoric Archaeological Sites in the Bells Bend area along the Cumberland River immediately west of Nashville, Tennessee. Tennessee Historical Commission, $18,000, awarded August 2010.

Sally Horn and Matthew Valente. Late Quaternary Paleoenvironments and Biota of Cuatro Cienegas, Mexico. National Science Foundation, Geography and Spatial Sciences Program, $11,013, awarded September 2010.

Glenn Tootle and Dr. Henri Grissino-Mayer. Upper Colorado River Basin Snowpack Reconstructions Incorporating Climate Variability. National Science Foundation, Paleo Perspectives on Climate Change (P2C2) Program, $166,698, awarded August 2010.

Henri Grissino-Mayer and Grant Harley. Vegetation Dynamics of Endangered Pine Rockland Communities in the Lower Florida Keys. National Science Foundation, Geography and Spatial Sciences Program, $12,000, awarded June 2010.

Grants that pre-date the IQPR

Zheng-Hua Li, Sally Horn, and Steven Driese. Pleistocene-Holocene Climate Variability of the Southern Appalachian Region, Southeastern U.S. National Science Foundation, Division of Earth Sciences, $344,861, awarded September 2009.

Henri Grissino-Mayer and Mark Spond. A Multi-Proxy Approach to Understanding Environmental Dynamics in Old-Growth Rocky Mountain Juniper Woodlands, New Mexico, U.S.A. National Science Foundation, Geography and Spatial Sciences, $11,700, awarded August 2009.

Sally Horn and Chris Underwood. Anthropogenic Impacts on Fire and Forest History in Native Yellow Pine and Mixed Hardwood-Pine Communities of the Southern Appalachians. National Science Foundation, $10,550, awarded August 2009.

Henri Grissino-Mayer, David Finkelstein, and Daniel Lewis. Multiproxy Analysis of Tropical Cyclones and Climate Variability at Big Thicket National Preserve, Texas. National Science Foundation, Geography and Spatial Sciences, $8,250, awarded August 2009.

Darrin Hulsey. Evolutionary Plasticity: Is Remodeling Key to Cichlid Pharyngeal Jaw Diversification? National Science Foundation, Division of Integrative Organismal Systems, $166,555, awarded June 2009.

Henri Grissino-Mayer and John Sakulich. Climate-Induced Range Dynamics in Eastern U.S. Forests. National Science Foundation, Geography and Spatial Science, $11,871, awarded March 2009.

Sally Horn, David Finkelstein, and Zachary Taylor. Interpreting Prehistoric Agriculture from Isotope and Pollen Indicators in Neotropical Lake Sediments: Do Multiple Cores Enhance Spatial Resolution? National Science Foundation, Geography and Spatial Sciences, $11,388, awarded July 2008.

Sally Horn, Ken Orvis, Lynn Champion, and Henri Grissino-Mayer. Enriching Earth Science in Rural Tennessee Middle Schools Through Research-Based Activities on Climate and Environmental History. National Science Foundation, Division of Graduate Education, $1,957,148, awarded April 2006.

Sally Horn, Dr. Ken Orvis, and Dr. Claudia Mora. Holocene Climate and Environmental History in the Northeastern Caribbean. National Science Foundation, Geography and Spatial Sciences, $199,232, awarded February 2006.


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