Natural Resources Conservation Service Projects

Completed projects

Michigan State University

TA Number GLNFCESU Number Project Title Principal Investigator Beginning Date Ending Date Award Amount
68-3A75-2-89-10; 68-3A75-2-89-24;68-7482-13-516 MSU-NRCS-01 Introduction to Aerial Photography Interpretation for NRI Course David Lusch
lusch@msu.edu
04/15/2006
09/30/2013
09/30/2012
09/30/2014
FY06: $189,200; FY07: $169,256; FY09: $45,998; FY11: $10,085; $6,864
68-7482-13-510 MSU-NRCS-03 Image Interpretation for NRI Online Course David Lusch
lusch@msu.edu
09/01/2013 09/30/2014 $6,984

Purdue University

TA Number GLNFCESU Number Project Title Principal Investigator Beginning Date Ending Date Award Amount
68-7482-12-501 PU-NRCS-01 USDA Science Advisor—Water Quality Initiatives Jane Frankenberger 01/01/2012 12/31/2013 $138,455
68-7482-12-509 PU-NRCS-02 Universal Soil Classification System Development and Application Phillip Owens 09/01/2012 09/30/2014 $150,000
68-7482-12-538 PU-NRCS-03 Manure Management Planner (MMP) Nutrient Management Development Activities Brad C. Joem 09/20/2012 09/30/2014 $370,000

The Nature Conservancy

TA Number GLNFCESU Number Project Title Principal Investigator Beginning Date Ending Date Award Amount
68-7482-12-504 TNC-NRCS-02 Integrating the Cropland and Wildlife Components of CEAP to Assess and Forecast Benefits of Agricultural Conservation Practices to Biological Endpoints Across the Western Lake Erie Basin Watershed  Scott Sowa 04/20/2012 04/30/2014 $199,645

The Ohio State University

TA Number GLNFCESU Number Project Title Principal Investigator Beginning Date Ending Date Award Amount
68-7482-13-502 OSU-NRCS-01 Integrating the Cropland and Wildlife Components of the Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) to Assess and Forecast Benefits of Agricultural BMPs to Biological Endpoints Across the Western Lake Erie Basin Watershed Stuart Ludsin 07/02/2013 06/30/2015 $271,416
68-7482-13-522 OSU-NRCS-02 Enzyme Activities as Dynamic Properties to Detect Soil Changes within a Human Time Scale Richard P. Dick 09/23/2013 09/30/2015 $105,737

University of Minnesota (GLNF-CESU Host)

TA Number GLNFCESU Number Project Title Principal Investigator Beginning Date Ending Date Award Amount
68-7482-13-523 UMN-NRCS-03 Dynamic Soil Properties Under Cultivated and CRP Land Uses in West Fork Beaver Creek Dainage Basin, MLRA 102, Minnesota Kristina Walker 09/25/2013 09/30/2015 $16,694

West Virginia University

TA Number GLNFCESU Number Project Title Principal Investigator Beginning Date Ending Date Award Amount
68-3A75-2-89-14; 68-3A75-2-89-28; 68-7482-12-532 WVU-NRCS-06 Remote Sensing for Soil Survey Application (NGDC/NEDC Sponsored and Developed Course for Soil Scientists) Timothy Warner
tim.warner@mail.wvu.edu
08/01/2006
09/01/2012
09/03/2008 12/31/2014 $7,391
$41,630
68-7482-12-529 WVU-NRCS-07 Remote Sensing for Soil Survey Application (Teaching) Timothy Warner
tim.warner@mail.wvu.edu
09/12/2012 08/31/2014 $25,729
68-7482-11-527 WVU-NRCS-09 Digital Soil Mapping at Regional and Continental Scales: Creating a Seamless Spatial Database Using Legacy Data and Pedometric Techniques James Thompson 08/01/2011 07/31/2014 $158,813
68--7482-11-548 WVU-NRCS-10 Harmonization and Spatial Enhancement of Legacy Databases to Improve Soil Organic Carbon Inventory of the Eastern Allegheny Plateau and Mountains James Thompson 10/01/2011 09/30/2014 $30,050
68-7482-13-503 WVU-NRCS-11 Predictive Soil Mapping and Data Mining to Develop a Scalable Framework for Soil Geographic Knowledge James Thompson 06/25/2013 05/31/2015 $75,000
68-7482-13-511 WVU-NRCS-12 USDA Carbonscapes: A Tool for Exploring the Geography of Carbon Pools and Fluxes in the Conterminous United States James Thompson 09/01/2013 08/31/2015 $199,941