New Awards—September 2012 

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Beier, C (PI), AEC and Dovciak, M (Co-PI), EFB

Coupling Local Scale Change and Forest Ecosystems in the Adirondack Mountains, NY

USDA Cooperative State Research Service, McIntire-Stennis

$ 19,848

 

Driscoll, MS (PI), ResAdm; Bujanovic, B (Co-PI), BPE and Smith, J (Co-PI), SCME

Novel Green Adhesives from the ESF Biorefinery

USDA Cooperative State Research Service, McIntire-Stennis

$ 26,225

 

Fierke, M (PI), EFB, Parry, D (Co-PI), EFB and Allen, DC (Co-PI), EFB

Evaluating Impacts of Native Paraitoids on Sirex Noctilio in New York

USDA Cooperative State Research Service, McIntire-Stennis

$ 5,738

 

Frair, J (PI), EFB

Population Viability Analysis, Comparative Ecology & Genetics of Jaguar (Panthera Onca) in the Pantanal, Brazil

Panthera Corporation

$ 9,750

 

Frair, J (PI), EFB

Landscape Genetics for Great Lakes Wolves

USDA Forest Service

$ 118,876

 

Germain, RH (PI), FNRM; Nowak, CA (Co-PI), FNRM; Bevilacqua, E (Co-PI), FNRM and McNulty, SA (Co-PI), AEC

Sustaining White Pine on High Quality Sites

USDA Cooperative State Research Service, McIntire-Stennis

$ 26,910

 

Gibbs, J (PI), EFB ; Stella, JC (Co-PI), FNRM; Schulz, K (Co-PI), EFB and Leopold, D (Co-PI), EFB

Restoring Small, Ephemeral Wetlands in Forested Landscapes of New York State

USDA Cooperative State Research Service, McIntire-Stennis

$ 2,492

 

Hall, M (PI), ES

Spatially Prioritizing Conservation Investments in NYS: A Decision Support Toolkit for Climate Adaptation

Nature Conservancy

$ 19,050

 

Hawks, RS (PI), LA

SUNY Center for Brownfields Studies Operations

SUNY College of Env Sci & Forestry

$ 26,486

 

Johnston, MT (PI), FNRM; Castello, JD (Co-PI), EFB and Teale, SA (Co-PI), EFB

Fresh Taste from a State pickle:  An Alternate Perception of Beech Bark Disease

USDA Cooperative State Research Service, McIntire-Stennis

$ 33,862

 

Malmsheimer, RW (PI), FNRM

Local Government Ordinances Effect on Traditional Forest Products and Bio-Products Supplies in New York

USDA Cooperative State Research Service, McIntire-Stennis

$ 23,620

 

Maynard, CA (PI), FNRM and Powell, WA (Co-PI), EFB

Getting Events in the Ground and Tested

American Chestnut Foundation

$ 209,834

 

Newman, DH (PI), FNRM

Corporate Forest Ownership Dynamics Across the Northern United States

USDA Forest Service

$ 40,000

 

Nomura, CT (PI), CHE

Biochemical Conversion of Forestry-derived Feedstocks to Biodiesel

USDA Cooperative State Research Service, McIntire-Stennis

$ 38,592

 

Powell, WA (PI), EFB ; Maynard, CA (Co-PI), FNRM; Nowak, CA (Co-PI), FNRM and Parry, D (C-PI), EFB

Evaluating Environmental Impacts of Maturing Transgenic American Chestnut Trees and their Nut Crop Relative to Chestnut Trees Produced by Conventional Breeding

USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture

$ 499,892

 

Ramarao, BV (PI), PBE

Travel Grant: Joint Symposium on Forest Based Biorefinery Technologies (ICBET 2012)

National Science Foundation

$ 24,600

 

Smith, J (PI), SCME; Hassett, J (Co-PI) and Abrahamson, LP (Co-PI), EFB

Forest-Based RECPs for the Sustainable Management of Forests

USDA Cooperative State Research Service, McIntire-Stennis

$ 26,215

 

Stella, JC (PI), FNRM

Quantifying Riparian Zone Structure and Function to Guide Mgmt of the Northern Hardwood Forest Ecosystem

USDA Cooperative State Research Service, McIntire-Stennis

$ 11,106

 

Stipanovic, AJ (PI), CHE

Use of Synergistic Pretreatment Technologies to Produce Fermentable Sugars from Forest Biomass

USDA Cooperative State Research Service, McIntire-Stennis

$ 27,664

 

Teale, SA (PI), EFB and Castello, JD (Co-PI), EFB

Fungal Attractants for Sirex Noctilio and its Parasitoids

USDA Forest Service

$ 42,000

 

Toland, TR (PI), LA; Kelleher, M (PI), FNRM and Daley, DJ (Co-PI), ERE

SUNY-ESF Gateway Building Green Roof

NYS Environmental Facilities Corporation

$ 413,000

Vidon, P (PI), FNRM; Mitchell, MJ (Co-PI), EFB and Beier, C (Co-PI), AEC

Determination of Climactic and Geomorphological Drivers of Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Forested Landscapes of the US Northeast

USDA Cooperative State Research Service, McIntire-Stennis

$ 25,550

 

Yanai, R (PI), FNRM and Horton, TR (Co-PI), EFB

Sustainable Nutrient Supply After Forest Harvest:  Characterizing the Fungal Link from Soils to Roots

USDA Cooperative State Research Service, McIntire-Stennis

$ 27,542