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Proposals

CAP LTER Grants and Awards

  • Central Arizona – Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research: Land-Use Change and Ecological Processes in an Urban Ecosystem of the Sonoran Desert. N. Grimm and C. Redman. National Science Foundation, LTER program. 1997.
  • Central Arizona–Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research: Phase 2. N. Grimm and C. Redman. National Science Foundation, LTER program. 2004.
  • Central Arizona–Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research: Phase 2 Addendum. N. Grimm and C. Redman. National Science Foundation, LTER program. 2004.
  • Central Arizona–Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research: CAP3: Urban Sustainability in the Dynamic Environment of Central Arizona. N. Grimm, C. Boone, D. Childers, S. Harlan, C. Redman, and B. Turner. National Science Foundation, LTER Program. 2010.
  • Central Arizona–Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research: CAP3: Urban Sustainability in the Dynamic Environment of Central Arizona. Addendum. N. Grimm, C. Boone, D. Childers, S. Harlan, C. Redman, and B. Turner. National Science Foundation, LTER Program. 2010.
  • Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research: Design with Nature: Infrastructure in Phoenix: A Framework for Exploring Urban Ecology and Sustainability. D. L. Childers, N. B. Grimm, S. J. Hall, B. L. Turner, and A. M. York. National Science Foundation LTER Program. 2016.
  • Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research: Investigating urban ecology and sustainability through the lens of Urban Ecological Infrastructure. D.L Childers, N.B. Grimm, S.J. Hall, B.L. Turner, and A.M. York. National Science Foundation LTER Program. 2018.

CAP LTER Supplements

  • Bridge-Year CAP LTER Supplement. N. Grimm and C. Redman, National Science Foundation.
  • 2003 CAP LTER Supplement Request. N. Grimm and C. Redman, National Science Foundation, LTER program.
  • 2004 CAP LTER Supplement Request. N. Grimm and C. Redman, National Science Foundation, LTER program.
  • 2005 CAP LTER Supplement Request. N. Grimm and C. Redman, National Science Foundation, LTER program.
  • 2006 CAP LTER Supplement Request. N. Grimm and C. Redman, National Science Foundation, LTER program.
  • 2007 CAP LTER Supplement Request. N. Grimm and C. Redman, National Science Foundation, LTER program.
  • 2008 CAP LTER Supplement Request. N. Grimm and C. Redman, National Science Foundation, LTER program.
  • 2009 CAP LTER Supplement Request. N. Grimm and C. Redman, National Science Foundation, LTER program.
  • 2010 CAP LTER Supplement Request. N. Grimm and C. Redman, National Science Foundation, LTER program.
  • 2011 CAP LTER Supplement Request. D. Childers, National Science Foundation.
  • 2015 CAP LTER Supplement Request. N. Grimm, National Science Foundation.
  • 2019 CAP LTER Research Experience for Teachers (RET) Supplement Request. D. Childers, National Science Foundation.
  • 2020 CAP LTER Research Experience for Teachers (RET) Supplement Request. D. Childers, National Science Foundation.
  • 2020 CAP LTER Critical Equipment Supplement Request. D. Childers, National Science Foundation.

CAP LTER Leveraged Grants

    CAP IV (2016-2022)

  • Urban-rural variation in mosquito-borne virus transmission in vertebrates. Kevin McGraw. CEM/ASU. 2019.
  • NATURA (AccelNet). Elizabeth Cook, Nancy Grimm, and David Iwaniec. NSF. 2019.
  • Health Impact Project, Tempe. Paul Coseo, David Hondula, Ariane Middel, and Jenni Vanos. Pew Charitable Trusts & Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. 2019.
  • GCR:Converging social, ecological, and technological infrastructure systems (SETS) for urban resilience. Mikhail Chester. NSF. 2019.
  • Toward a Theory of Urban Trees as Living Infrastructure. Darrel Jenerette. NSF. 2019.
  • Enhancing Children’s Health and Well-being through Nature-based Environmental Designs in Outdoor Playspaces: A Pilot Study in South Phoenix. Jenni Vanos. Maricopa County. 2019.
  • American Forests ReLeaf Program with City of Tempe. David Hondula. City of Tempe. 2018.
  • Bloomberg Mayors Challenge Champion Cities Phase. David Hondula. City of Phoenix. 2018.
  • Building a Community of Practice for Household Water Insecurity (HWISE) Research. Wendy Jepson and Amber Wutich. 2018.
  • Cool Roofscapes @ the Solar Lab: Thermal Performance of Cool Roof Strategies in Hot Arid Climates. Jenni Vanos, Paul Coseo, and Ariane Middel. ASU APS Endowment for Sustainable Design Research. 2018.
  • Deepening the Impact of Scalability of Green Infrastructure within Cities. Fletcher Deaudoin, Lauren Keeler, and Paul Coseo. Global Consortium for Sustainable Outcomes. 2018.
  • Ecological Infrastructure in Desert Cities. ASU Urban Climate Research Center. 2018.
  • Hydro-GI Lab. Chingwen Cheng, Kristian Kelley, and Paul Coseo. ASU APS Endowment for Sustainable Design Research. 2018.
  • Macrosystems Biology REU. Sharon Hall & Kelli Larson. NSF. 2018.
  • Nature’s Cooling Systems. Nancy Grimm. Nature Conservancy & Vitalyst Health Foundation. 2018.
  • Securing Water for and from Agriculture through Effective Community & Stakeholder Engagement. Kathryn Brasier & Amber Wutich. USDA. 2018.
  • Social-ecological monitoring of green infrastructure sites in Metropolitan Phoenix. Sara Meerow, Rebecca Muenich, Margaret Garcia, Chingwen Cheng, and Paul Coseo. ASU Urban Climate Research Center. 2018.
  • Using mosquito vectors to identify arboviral hosts and novel viruses circulating in Maricopa County. Kevin McGraw. ASU CEM. 2018.
  • Water Conservation Potential of Compost in Urban Parks. Enrique Vivoni. Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. 2018.
  • Wildlife cameras for UWIN study. Jesse Leiws. Lincoln Park Zoo Urban Wildlife Institute. 2018.
  • Alternative Futures for the American Residential Macrosystem. S. Hall and K. Larson. National Science Foundation. 2017.
  • Climate and Health Adaptation and Monitoring Program for Extrem Weather Events and Air Pollution. Nancy Selover & Nalini Chhetri. Arizona Department of Health Services. 2017.
  • Infrastructure Management and Extreme Events: A Simulation Platform to Enhance Infrastructure and Community Resilience to Extreme Heat Events. Mikhail Chester & Ariane Middel. NSF. 2017.
  • Thermal Comfort Assessment for City of Tempe ReLeaf Program. David Hondula & Ariane Middel. NSF. 2017.
  • Building Capacity for Smart and Connected Management of Thermal Extremes. David Hondula & Ariane Middel. NSF. 2017.
  • Interdisciplinary student research on urban resilience in Latin America. David Iwaniec. NSF IRES. 2017.
  • Alternative Futures for the American Residential Macrosystem. S. Hall and K. Larson. National Science Foundation. 2017.
  • CAP III (2010-2016)

  • An investigation of factors that affect the spread of D. bugensis in Arizona reservoirs. P. Fox. Salt River Project. 2016.
  • Decision Center for a Desert City III. D. White. National Science Foundation. 2015.
  • SRN: Urban resilience to extreme weather related events. C. Redman, N. Grimm, and M. Chester. National Science Foundation. 2015.
  • SRN: SRN: Urban water innovation network (UWIN). M. Georgescu, Z. Wang, and S. Harlan. National Science Foundation. 2015.
  • Interdisciplinary Research in Hazards and Disasters. Hazards SEES: Enhancing Emergency Preparedness for Critical Infrastructure Failure during Extreme Heat Events. M. Georgescu. National Science Foundation. 2015.
  • Influence of haboobs on Phoenix air quality and resulting deposition enhancement of metals, ions, and trace organics. P. Herckes. Salt River Project. 2014.
  • Collaborative: RCN: UrBioNet: A global network of urban biodiversity research and practice. C. Nilon, M. Aronson, C. Lepczyk, T. Parker, and P. Warren. National Science Foundation. 2014.
  • Towards urban food & water security: Integrating sustainable phosphorus management in urban decision-making and planning. D. Cordell, D. Iwaniec, and G. Metson. International Social Science Council (as part of Future Earth). 2014.
  • A new theory and data product quantifying ecosystem sensitivity to climate change. B. Ruddell. National Science Foundation. 2013.
  • How urbanization alters the top-down influence of herbivores on plant communities. B. Ball. New College of INterdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, ASU. 2013.
  • Hexavalent Chromium, Selenium and Arsenic Occurrence, Fate and Treatment in Powerplant Discharge, Canals and Potable Water Treatment. Chan, P. Westeroff, and Fox. Salt River Project. 2013.
  • Conservation Alliance. K. McCue. Pulliam Trust. 2012.
  • Feedbacks between Human Community Dynamics and Sociological Vulnerability in a Biodiversity Hotspot. S. Yabiku. National Science Foundation. 2012.
  • Regional Water Quality Monitoring and Research. P. Westerhoff. National Science Foundation/IUCRC, Water and Environmental Technologies Center. 2012.
  • Wavelet Analysis of High Spatial Resolution Imagery for Urban Mapping Using Infinite Scale Decomposition Techniques. S. Myint. National Science Foundation. 2012.
  • Evaluation of Drought Risks and its Impact on Agricultural Land and Water Use to Support Adaptive Decision-making. S. Myint. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. 2012.
  • The Role of Plant Litter Decomposition in Determining the Fate and Outcomes of Nitrogen Inputs in Arid Ecosystems. B. Ball. New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, Arizona State University. 2012.
  • Water Sustainability under Near-term Climate Change: A Cross-Regional Analysis Incorporating Socio-Ecological Feedbacks and Adaptations. S. Arumugam. National Science Foundation. 2012.
  • Ecological Homogenization of Urban America. P. Groffman, S. Hobbie, S. Hall, J. Hefferman, and C. Neil. National Science Foundation. 2011.
  • RCN-SEES for Urban Sustainability: Research Coordination and Synthesis for a Transformative Future. D. Childers and S. Pickett. National Science Foundation. 2011.
  • Assessing Decadal Climate Change Impacts on Urban Populations in the Southwestern USA. B. Ruddell, E. Vivoni, and M. Moustaoui, National Science Foundation. 2011.
  • Hydrology Versus Ecology:  The Effectiveness of Constructed Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment in a Semi-Arid Climate. L. Turnbull and D. Childers. Arizona Water Resources Research Center. 2011.
  • Moss Nutrient Plasticity in a Polar Desert: Insights from a Hot Desert Comparison. B. Ball. New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, Arizona State University. 2011.
  • Students Authoring Intelligent Tutoring Systems for Constructing Models of Ill-Defined Dynamic Systems. K. VanLehn and D. Childers. National Science Foundation. 2011.
  • A Controlled Water Application Experiment to Quantify the Effects of Water Application and Arborification at the Neighborhood Scale in a Phoenix Area Community. B. Ruddell. Salt River Project. 2010.
  • Decision Center for a Desert City II. P. Gober and C. Redman. National Science Foundation. 2010.
  • ULTRA-Ex: Land and Water Use Decision-Making and Ecosystem Services along a Southwestern Socio-Ecological Gradient. C. Boone. National Science Foundation. 2010.
  • CAP II (2004-2010)

  • Arizona Water Institute MOU. C. Gries. Arizona Water Institute. 2009.
  • Condition-dependent Signal Reception: Limitations and Functions of Carotenoids in Avian Color Vision. K. McGraw. National Science Foundation. 2009.
  • Ecosystem Science Close to Home. T. Bond. Andrew Mellon Foundation. 2009.
  • Impacts of Urbanization on Nitrogen Biogeochemistry in Xeric Ecosystems. N. Grimm. National Science Foundation. 2009.
  • LTREB: Multi-scale Effects of Climate Variability and Change. N. Grimm. National Science Foundation. 2009.
  • Sustainability Science for Sustainable Schools. C. Redman. National Science Foundation. 2009.
  • The Modeling Institute. T. Ganesh. National Science Foundation. 2009.
  • Socioecological Dynamics of Residential Landscapes: A Multi-Site Collaboration. K. Larson. LTER Network Office. 2008.
  • Southwest Urban Collaborative Concept Paper. C. Boone. US Forest Service. 2008.
  • Urban Vulnerability to Climate Change: A System Dynamics Analysis. S. Harlan. National Science Foundation. 2008.
  • Influence of Urbanization on Weather in the Arid Phoenix Metropolitan Area. S. Grossman-Clarke. National Science Foundation. 2007.
  • Learning through Engineering Design and Practice: Using our Human Capital for an Equitable Future. T. Ganesh. National Science Foundation. 2007.
  • Strategic Investment in ARENA. T. Huxman. Science Foundation of AZ. 2007.
  • Symbiota: A Virtual Flora Model for the Southwestern United States. C. Gries. National Science Foundation. 2007.
  • Effect of Landscape Conversion on Urban Tree Resiliency. C. Martin. International Society of Arboriculture. 2006.
  • Legacies on the Landscape: Prehistoric Human Land Use and Long-Term Change. S. Hall and J. Briggs. National Science Foundation. 2006.
  • Service at Salado. M. Elser. Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust. 2006.
  • Supporting the Development of the Arizona Hydrologic Information System in Maricopa County. J. Holway. Arizona Community Foundation. 2006.
  • Teaching Ecosystem Complexity through Field Science Inquiry. M. Elser. Sub-contract from Portland State University’s award from National Science Foundation. 2006.
  • Urban Mesoscale Modeling Project. S. Grossman-Clarke and J. Zehnder. Salt River Project. 2006.
  • Integrated Analysis of Robustness in Dynamic Social Ecological Systems. J. Anderies. National Science Foundation. 2005.
  • Integrative Graduate Education and Research Training in Urban Ecology. S. Fisher, N. Grimm, E. Hackett, A. Kinzig, C. Redman. National Science Foundation. 2005.
  • Service at Salado. C. Saltz. Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust. 2005.
  • Social Vulnerability, Environmental Equity, and Asthma Experiences in Phoenix, AZ. B. Bolin. St. Luke’s Health Initiative. 2005.
  • Trophic Dynamics in Human-Dominated Ecosystems. S. Faeth and J. Sabo. National Science Foundation. 2005.
  • Urban Mesoscale Modeling Project. S. Grossman-Clarke and J. Zehnder. Salt River Project. 2005.
  • Collaborative Research: Ecosystem Response to N and Organic C Deposition from the Urban Atmosphere. N.B. Grimm, J.O. Allen, J. Kaye, and S.J. Hall. National Science Foundation. 2005.
  • Urban Landscape Patterns: Complex Dynamic and Emergent Properties. J. Wu, C. Redman, J. Anderies. Sub-contract from University of Washington’s award from National Science Foundation. 2005.
  • CAP I (1998-2004)

  • Decision Center for a Desert City: The Science and Policy of Decision-Making. P. Gober and C. Redman. National Science Foundation. 2004.
  • Agrarian Landscapes in Transition: A Cross-Scale Approach. C. L. Redman, D. R. Foster, M. P. Gutmann, P. M. Karieva, and A. P. Kinzig. National Science Foundation. 2002.
  • Neighborhood Ecosystems: Human-Climate Interactions in a Desert Metropolis. S. L. Harlan, A. J.Brazel, L. Larsen, and W. L. Stefanov. National Science Foundation. 2002.
  • Integrative Graduate Education and Research Training in Urban Ecology. S. Fisher, C. L. Redman, P. Christensen, W. Graf, N. B. Grimm, and E. Hackett. National Science Foundation. 2000.
  • Networking Our Research Legacy: Infrastructure to Document, Manage, and Access Ecological Data Resources. National Science Foundation. P. McCartney, C. Gries, T. Craig, N. Grimm and C. Redman. 1999.