National Park Service Projects

Completed Projects

Antioch University New England

TA Number CA FBMS Number GLNFCESU Number Project Title Principal Investigator Beginning Date Ending Date Award Amount
P11AT P11AC60559 ANE-NPS-02 Post-volcanic Landscape Change and Human Response in the Chignik and Meshik Rivers Region, Alaska Jim Jordan
James_Jordan@antiochne.edu
06/15/2011 09/30/2014 $21,738 FY11; $40,538; $18,000

Ball State University

TA Number CA FBMS Number GLNFCESU Number Project Title Principal Investigator Beginning Date Ending Date Award Amount
P12AC10448 BSU-NPS-01 Delineate and Assess Cave Watershed, Timpanogos Cave National Monument Florea 05/15/2012 05/15/2014 $13,196

Cornell University

TA Number CA FBMS Number GLNFCESU Number Project Title Principal Investigator Beginning Date Ending Date Award Amount
J2340100040;  J2340100040/0001; J234010xxxx P10AC00294 CU-NPS-05 Developing and Evaluating Effective One Health Messaging Using National Parks as a Launching Point Daniel Decker;
Joan Bartlett
jeb13@cornell.edu
07/15/2010 12/31/2014 $80,000 FY10; $85,000 FY11; $60,000; $52,000

Indiana University

TA Number CA FBMS Number GLNFCESU Number Project Title Principal Investigator Beginning Date Ending Date Award Amount
P12AC14447 IU-NPS-10 Evaluation and Assessment of Sediment Toxicity and Coastal Dune Restoration at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Erin Argyilan 06/01/2012 07/01/2014 $40,000

Michigan State University

TA Number CA FBMS Number GLNFCESU Number Project Title Principal Investigator Beginning Date Ending Date Award Amount
P11AC60554 MSU-NPS-09 Money Generation Model 2 (MGM2) Revisions and Report, 2011-2016 Daniel J. Stynes
Stynes@msu.edu

Kris Ten-Eyck
hasenfra@msu.edu

06/01/2011 05/31/2016 FY11 $16,000

Michigan Technological University

TA Number CA FBMS Number GLNFCESU Number Project Title Principal Investigator Beginning Date Ending Date Award Amount
J6310090048 P09AC00199 MTU-NPS-19 Isle Royale Institute Support Kenneth Vrana
kjvrana@mtu.edu

Margaret Gale
mrgale@mtu.edu

05/15/2009 05/15/2014 $144,500 (FY09 $25,000; FY10 $59,500; FY11 $35,000; FY12 $25,000
J6310110025 P11AC90808 MTU-NPS-22 (continuation of MTU-NPS-03) Wolf-Moose Long-term Monitoring on Isle Royale National Park 2011-2016 John Vucetich
javuceti@mtu.edu

Rolf Peterson
ropeters@mtu.edu

01/01/2011 12/31/2016 $183,000 (FY11 $36,600); $122,300
P12AC10449 MTU-NPS-23 Mapping Lake Bottom Environments in Great Lakes National Parks Using Satellite Imagery Shuchman 06/01/2012 09/30/2015 $60,279

Northern Michigan University

TA Number CA FBMS Number GLNFCESU Number Project Title Principal Investigator Beginning Date Ending Date Award Amount
P12AC10492 NMU-NPS-05 Understand Causal Pathways of Avian Botulism by Analyzing Gut Contents of Affected Birds (GLRI 91) Leonard 06/01/2012 09/30/2015 $23,778

Purdue University

TA Number CA FBMS Number GLNFCESU Number Project Title Principal Investigator Beginning Date Ending Date Award Amount
P12AC10975 PU-NPS-02 Northern Great Plains Invasive Species Early Detection Flyer Howe 09/01/2012 03/30/2014 $20,000

Science Museum of Minnesota (St. Croix Watershed Research Station)

TA Number CA FBMS Number GLNFCESU Number Project Title Principal Investigator Beginning Date Ending Date Award Amount
J2105100003 P10AC00280; P11AC61054 SMM-NPS-07 Using Diatoms as a Biomonitoring Tool to Identify and Interpret Changes in Water Quality of Great Lakes Network Parks William Hobbs; Mark Edlund 03/03/2010 06/30/2015 $21,355; $43,939 $22,524; $33,357; $39,611
P11AC60526 SMM-NPS-12 Modeling the Effects of Past and Future Climate Change on GLKN Lakes:  A Pilot Study Daniel Engstrom
dre@smm.org
07/01/2011 06/31/2014 $49,996
P11AC60558 SMM-NPS-14 Synthesis of National Coastal Assessmenet Data for Great Lakes National Parks (GLRI 89) William Hobbs 08/30/2011 12/31/2013; 2014 $37,000
P11AC60555; P11AC61054 SMM-NPS-15 Lake Sediments as Records of Altered Nitrogen Inputs to GLKN lakes: A Pilot Study Using Nitrogen State Isotopes Mark Edlund
mbedlund@smm.org

William Hobbs

09/20/2011 09/30/2014 $43,939
J2105100003 P10AC00280 SMM-NPS-17 Biomonitoring Prospects for Diatoms and Paleolimnology in the Western Great Lakes National Parks Mark Edlund
mbedlund@smm.org
03/03/2010 06/30/2015 $144,311

Stephen F. Austin State University

TA Number CA FBMS Number GLNFCESU Number Project Title Principal Investigator Beginning Date Ending Date Award Amount
P12AC10511 SFA-NPS-02 Northeast Region Public Engagement at Three National Park Sites: Evaluation and Future Strategies Coble 06/12/2012 09/30/2017 $75,000

The Nature Conservancy

TA Number CA FBMS Number GLNFCESU Number Project Title Principal Investigator Beginning Date Ending Date Award Amount
P11AT00050; J2148110006 TNC-NPS-01 Indiana Coastal Cooperative Weed Management Area Margaret Byme 03/22/2011 10/31/2013 $25,000; $100,000

University of Minnesota (GLNF-CESU Host)

TA Number CA FBMS Number GLNFCESU Number Project Title Principal Investigator Beginning Date Ending Date Award Amount
J9836090023 P09AC00203 UMN-NPS-21 and UMN_NPS_27 Analysis of the Impact of Road Use for Alternative Transportation Systems in Denali Park Max Donath
donath@umn.edu
04/03/2009 12/31/2013 $65,034 FY09; $249,723
J9322080905 UMN-NPS-23 Demography and Disturbance History Across the Ponderosa Pine-Lodgepole Pine Ecotone in the Southern Cascade Range Kurt Kipfmueller
kurt@umn.edu
09/01/2008 09/30/2013 $39,856 FY08
J1548090007 P09AC00200 UMN-NPS-25 and UMN_NPS_29 Evaluation and Ecological Assessment of Riparian Forest at Knife River Indian Villages NHS Rebecca Montgomery
rebeccam@umn.edu
7/1/2009 05/31/2013 $42,510 FY09; $5,510
J6820091181 P09AC00201 UMN-NPS-26 and UMN_NPS_30 Terrestrial Synthesis for Voyageurs National Park Lee Frelich
freli001@umn.edu
08/01/2009 07/31/2013 $39,000 FY09
P11AC60555 UMN-NPS-33 Opportunities and Challenges for Multi-Agency Resource Protection Collaboration on the Mississippi River Pat Nunnally 07/15/2011 09/30/2013 $25,000
P11AC60556 UMN-NPS-34 The Impact of Exceptionally Strong Decadal Climate Variability on Recent Fire, Tree Recruitment, and Hydro-Ecological Dynamics within Four Klamath Network Park Units Kurt Kipfmueller
kurt@umn.edu
07/15/2011 12/31/2014 $56,507
P12AC10311 UMN-NPS-35 Ojibwe Use and Impact on Forests at Voyageurs NationalPark Kurt Kipfmueller
kurt@umn.edu
05/01/2012 05/01/2014 $50,172

University of Minnesota, Duluth

TA Number CA FBMS Number GLNFCESU Number Project Title Principal Investigator Beginning Date Ending Date Award Amount
P11AC60553 UMD-NPS-12a Conduct AIS Public Education Along Lake Superior's North Shore (GLRI 88) Jeffrey Gunderson 06/01/2011 09/30/2015 $32,000
P12AC10452 UMD-NPS-13 Investigations of Wolf-Moose Interactions at Voyageurs National Park Moen 07/01/2012 09/30/2014 $12,000

University of Notre Dame

TA Number CA FBMS Number GLNFCESU Number Project Title Principal Investigator Beginning Date Ending Date Award Amount
J630010493 P10AC00302 ND-NPS-02 Determine Effects of Changing Climate on Demography of Karner Blue Butterfly Jessica Hellmann 06/01/2010 12/31/2013 $95,300

University of Vermont

TA Number CA FBMS Number GLNFCESU Number Project Title Principal Investigator Beginning Date Ending Date Award Amount
P10AC00288 UVM-NPS-11 Acoustical Monitoring of Biodiversity and Phenology: A Pilot Wildlife Monitoring Partnership for Adaptive Management Therese Donovan 04/15/2010 12/31/2013 $47,160
P11AC60552 WVU-NPS-21 Sensitive Karst Habitats Containing RTE Species CHOH 08/26/2011 09/30/2014 $119,000

University of Wisconsin, La Crosse

TA Number CA FBMS Number GLNFCESU Number Project Title Principal Investigator Beginning Date Ending Date Award Amount
J2105080012 UWLX-NPS-04 Monitoring and Assessing Methylmercury and Organic Pollutants in Aquatic Organisms at Six National Parks James G. Wiener
wiener.jame@uwlax.edu
05/19/2008 05/19/2013 $178,132 (FY08 $154,632; FY09 $23,500)
P10AC00282 UWLX-NPS-05 Intensified Monitoring and Assessment of Contaminants in Six National Park Units in the Great Lakes Network (GLRI 222) 04/14/2010 03/30/2015 $1,498,125
P12AC10145 UWLX-NPS-06 Methylmercury Exposure of Songbirds in Mercury Sensitive Landscapes of VOYA James G. Wiener
wiener.jame@uwlax.edu
04/01/2012 04/01/2015 $74,119

University of Wisconsin, Madison

TA Number CA FBMS Number GLNFCESU Number Project Title Principal Investigator Beginning Date Ending Date Award Amount
J1580090354 P09AC00205 UWM-NPS-10 Bark Beetles, Fuels and Future Fire Hazard in Contrasting Conifer Forests of Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem Monica Turner
turnermg@wisc.edu

Philip Townsend
ptownsend@wisc.edu

09/01/2009 09/30/2013 $375,051 FY09
J7189100080 P10AC00303 UWM-NPS-11 Backlog Cataloging of NPS Geological Specimens at University of Wiscosin, Madison, Department of Geoscience, Geology Museum carriei@geology.wisc.edu 08/04/2010 09/30/2014 $12,000
P11AC61106 UWM-NPS-12a Creation and Implementation of a Great Lakes Invasive Species Data Collection and Reporting System 2011-2015 (GLRI 88) Renz 08/19/2011 09/30/2015 $21,640
J6140100505 P10AC0030 UWM-NPS-13 Estimating Population Size for Deer Living in Apostle Islands National Lakeshore (GLRI 92) Tim Van Deelen 05/01/2010 09/30/2013 $150,524; $25.525
P11AC60529 UWM-NPS-32 Changing Soil Characteristics of Tuolumne Meadows: Increased Vulnerability and Implications for Meadow Restoration Steve Loheide 03/19/2011 06/01/2014 $203,875
P12AC10454 UWM-NPS-33 Historical and Projected Climate Trends in U.S. National Parks for Vulnerability Analyses and Adaptation of Resource Management Williams 07/15/2012 09/30/2013 $114,000

University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point

TA Number CA FBMS Number GLNFCESU Number Project Title Principal Investigator Beginning Date Ending Date Award Amount
P11AC60779 UWSP-NPS-04 Assessment of Natural Resource Conditions for Grand Portage Nationan Monument, Saint Croix National Scenic River, Voyageurs National Park, and Mississippi National River and Recreation Area George Kraft 07/01/2010 06/30/2014 $275,000

West Virginia University

TA Number CA FBMS Number GLNFCESU Number Project Title Principal Investigator Beginning Date Ending Date Award Amount
J2270080024 WVU-NPS-11 GIS Mapping Support for the NPS Civil War—150th Anniversary Website Peter Carmichael
Peter.Carmichael@mail.wvu.edu
08/18/2008 05/13/2013 $66,000 (FY09 $30,000 & $22,000; FY08 $14,000)
J4780100101 WVU-NPS-13 Inventory and Assess Cliff Resources and Visitor Use to Aid Management and Monitoring Sensitive Cliff Resources Dave Smaldone (David.Smaldone@mail.wvu.edu) 01/03/2010 12/31/2013 $21,782 FY10; $71,280
J4780100101 P10AC00279 WVU-NPS-18 A Comphrehensive Assessment of Natural Resources and Visitor Impacts to Cliff Habitats in the New River Gorge National River Dave Smaldone
David.Smaldone@mail.wvu.edu
01/03/2010 12/31/2013; 2014 $65,190