Funded Extramural

PI/coPI Sponsor Title Amount Project Period
Y. Chao UCSD/NOAA Implement the California State Wide 3-km ROMS to Enable Real-Time Forecasts  $351,004 06/01/2016-05/31/2021
Y. Chao UCSD/NASA Merging Satellite and Numerical Model Data in the California Current to Create Forecasts of Harmful Algal Blooms $37,000 04/01/2015- 08/02/19
Y. Chao UCSD/NASA Studies of Near-surface Salinity with Lagrangian Drifters in Support of SPURS-2 $150,474 02/18/2015-02/18/2018
Y.Chao  REMSS/NOAA Multi-sensor Improved Sea-Surface Temperature (MISST) for IOOS  $150,000 06/01/2011-05/31/2018
Y. Chao MBARI/NOAA CeNCOOS:  Integrating Marine Operations for Decision Makers and the General Public  $319,000 06/01/2011-05/31/2017
Y. Chao MBARI/NOAA CeNCOOS Partnership: Ocean Information for Decision Makers $91,245 06/01/2016-05/31/2018
J. Famiglietti  UCI/NASA Terrestrial Hydrology from GRACE: Freshwater Storage Changes, Flux Estimates and Groundwater Depletion $120,291 07/01/2017- 06/14/2018
J. Fisher DOE Nutrient Cycle Impacts on Forest Ecosystem Carbon Cycling:  Improved Prediction of Climate Feedbacks from Coupled C-Nutrient Dynamics from Ecosystem to Regional Scales $1,044,839 07/15/2012-07/14/2017
J. Fisher DOE The Carbon-Nutrient Economy of the Rhizosphere: Improving Biogeochemical Prediction and Scaling Feedbacks From Ecosystem to Regional Scales $599,834 08/15/2016-08/15/2019
R. Fovell NASA HSRP Influence of environmental moisture on hurricane genesis and intensification: Observations and idealized modeling $352,705 07/06/2012-07/05/2017
Y. Gu NSF Impact of Anthropogenic Air Pollution on Ice Clouds and Regional Radiative Forcing $279,999 09/01/2017- 08/31/2019
Z. Haddad UCI Univeristy of California, Irvine, Malaria Initiative (UCIMI)  $103,200 04/01/2017-03/31/2019
S. Hristova-Veleva Kongju National University Developing the building blocks of the Korean GPM algorithm for retrieval of precipitation from multi-instrument passive microwave observations: The multi-instrument precipitation detection and classification (PMW_CLASS) and the multi-instrument algorithm for resolution enhancement $160,284 08/15/2016-11/30/2018
J. Jiang UCR/CEC Aerosol Impacts on the hydrology and hydropower generation in California $249,974 05/13/2015-06/30/2018
X. Jiang NOAA Process-oriented Diagnosis and Metrics Development for the Madden-Julian Oscillation Based on Climate Simulations $419,241 08/01/2015-07/31/2018
X. Jiang NOAA Towards an Improved Understanding of the Initiation and Propagation of the Madden-Julian Oscillation $1,157,530 08/01/2015-07/31/2018
T. Kubar NASA Radiative and Large Scale Forcing of Tropical Clouds and their Controls on High SST Environments Using Multi-sensor Aqua and ECMWF-Reanalysis Datasets $375,451 08/07/2014-06/30/2018
T. Kubar Texas A&M Advanced Retrieval of Cloudy Boundary Layer with MODIS, AMSR-E and GPS Radio Occultation's Direct and Reflected Measurements $51,029 07/15/2015-07/14/2018
T. Lee NOAA Tropical Pacific and Indian Oceans Climate Indicators: warm water volume, subtropical cells, Indonesion throughflow indices $157,097 08/01/2014-07/31/2017
Z. Li PNNL/DOE Development of the Symbiotic ARM Modeling and Observations System (SAMOS) $94,000 07/09/2015-09/30/2018
K.N. Liou VC Research Sustainable Grand Challenge 2016 (Yifang Zhu - FSOPH) $50,000  
K.N. Liou NSF Radiative Transfer Through the Black Carbon-Snow System: Fundamentals and Applications $600,000 09/01/2017-08/31/2020
Z. Liu USC/NSF Integrate InSAR and GPS for Crustal Deformation Mapping $22,000  
Z. Liu USC/NSF Production of InSAR Data and Secular Line-of-Sight Velocities of Southern California for the Community Geodetic Model $16,000  
S. Margulis NASA Characterizing Variability and Uncertainty in Mid-Latitude Montane Water and Energy Cycle Climatology for Improving NEWS Products $371,458 12/09/2014-12/08/2018
K. McDonald US DOI Climate Change Monitoring Station in San Bernardino National Forest $4,000 10/01/2015-09/30/2020
T. Painter NASA-IDS Integrated Hydrologic Response to Extreme Dust Deposition to the Snow Cover of the Colorado River Basin $1,937,787 09/01/2010-09/30/2018
T. Painter USDI Geological Survey Dryland Feedbacks to Future Climate Change: How Species Mortality and Replacement will Affect Coupled Biogeochemical Cycles and Energy Balance $99,995 05/19/2014-12/31/2017
N. Parazoo USCD/NASA Quantifying fossil and biospheric CO2 fluxes in California using ground-based and satellite observations $127,686 08/08/2013-07/31/2017
N. Parazoo AOS/NASA Improving Drought Early Warning Indicator and Explore Drought Impact Indicator on Terrestrial Ecosystem over the US Great Plains in Supporting the Nation's Resilience to Extreme Climate Events $132,161 07/13/2016-07/13/2019
D. Posselt DOE Bayesian Cloud Property Retrievals from ARM Active and Passive Measurements $374,106 08/01/2016-07/31/2018
T. Qu NASA Deep Ocean Pathway of the Southern Hemisphere $521,591 01/01/2016-03/31/2019
T. Qu NASA Investigating the formation and variability of sea surface salinity maxima in subtropical oceans using Aquarius measurements combined with in-situ data and results from numerical models $349,514 02/17/2016-02/16/2018
M. Simard WWF A Systematic Remote Sensing algorithm to Map Oil Palm Expansion in Tropical Forests $80,000 06/30/2016-12/31/20017
J. Stutz NASA Investigations of TTL Cirrus Clouds Properties using Near-IR Absorption Spectroscopy during ATTREX  $492,014 08/20/2014-08/19/2018
J. Stutz Caltech/Keck PhotoSpec -- Comprehensive Ground-Based Studies of Solar-Induced Chlorophyll Fluorescence - tracking seasonal, diurnal and fine spatial variability $128,000 10/01/2014-08/31/2017
J. Stutz Caltech/Keck Fabrication of five PhotoSpec instruments as part of the KISS proposal:  PhotoSpec -- Comprehensive Ground-Based Studies of Solar-Induced Chlorophyll Fluorescence - tracking seasonal, diurnal and fine spatial variability $160,000 10/01/2014-08/31/2017
J. Stutz & U. Seibt NASA Chlorophyll Fluorescence and Soil Moisture Observations to Characterize Terrestrial Vegetation Photosynthesis and Biosphere Carbon Uptake in North America $484,330 07/01/2017-06/30/2020
J. Teixeira DOE A combined GCM-LES approach for the representation of marine shallow convection in General Circulation Models $900,050 08/15/2014-08/14/2018
D. Waliser Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology Advancing Monsoon Weather-Climate Fidelity in the NCEP CFS through Improved Cloud-Radiation-Dynamical Representation $318,309 12/03/2013-11/30/2017
D. Waliser ONR Leveraging the MJO for Multi-Week Predictions: Improving Understanding of MJO-Maritime Continent Interactions $274,080 05/10/2015-12/31/2017
D. Waliser ONR Leveraging the MJO for Multi-Week Predictions: Improving Understanding of MJO - Maritime Continent Interactions $468,977 09/15/2016-03/14/2019
D. Waliser NYU/ONR Physics Constrained Stochastic-Statistical Models for Extended Range Environmental Prediction $659,043 06/01/2012-05/31/2018
S. Wang NASA Solar Forcing Impacts on Middle atmospheric Ozone-controlling HOx and NOx chemistry and the climate $518,330 05/26/2016-05/25/2019
X. Wang OSU/NASA Investigating Atmospheric Variability over Multiple Time Scales With CYGNSS $134,679 04/01/2017-03/31/2020