Grants

DSC04883GEOBIOLOGY GRANTS

Dianne Newman (Caltech)

Laboratory and Modeling Studies of Stromatolite Morphogenesis, 2002-2005.

Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies (USC)

International Geobiology Course-Microbiology Prep Room, 2002.

Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies (USC)

International Geobiology Course, 2002-2004; 2005-2006.
http://dornsife.usc.edu/wrigley/geobiology/

Joseph Kirschvink (Caltech), Andrew H. Knoll (Harvard U), Dawn Sumner (UC Davis), David Evans (Yale U), Nic Beukes (Rand Afrikaans U)

Multidisciplinary Study of the Precambrian Biosphere and Surficial Oxygenation, Kaapvaal Craton, South Africa, 2002-2005.

John Grotzinger (MIT)

Proposal for Geobiological Work at MIT, 2003-2005.

Hubert Staudigel (Scripps Institution of Oceanography – UC San Diego)

Water-Rock Interaction in the Oceanic Crust: Microbial Controls of Chemical Fluxes, 2004-2007.

Kurt Hanselmann (U Zurich)

Microbially Mediated Geochemical Phosphate Scavenging, Retention and Recycling in Oligotrophic Environments, 2004-2006.

John Grotzinger (Caltech)

Support for Sedimentary Geology Lab at Caltech, 2006-2007.

John Grotzinger (Caltech), Andrew H. Knoll (Harvard U)

Support for an Advanced Field Course, 2006-2009, 2011-2013, 2014-2016.

Nic Beukes (U Johannesburg), David Evans (Yale U), Paul Falkowski (Rutgers U), John Grotzinger (Caltech), Joseph Kirschvink (Caltech), Andrew H. Knoll (Harvard U), Roger Summons (MIT), Dawn Sumner (UC Davis)

Unraveling the Oxidation of the Atmosphere and Oceans: Multidisciplinary Study of the Agouron Institute Archean & Paleoproterozoic Cores, Kaapvaal Craton, South Africa, 2006-2007.

Dawn Sumner (UC Davis)

The Morphology of Cyanobacterial Biofilms, 2006.

Paul Falkowski (Rutgers U)

How the Nitrogen Cycle Evolved During the Great Oxidation Event, 2007-2008.

Ariel Anbar (Arizona State U)

Oxygen and Evolution: Testing the Bioinorganic Bridge, 2007.

Gordon Love (UC Riverside)

Matching Funds Requested for a Waters Autospec Premier GC-MS for Trace Molecular Biomarker Analysis of Ancient Sediments and Oils, 2008.

Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies (USC)

International Geobiology Course, 2008, 2010-2013, 2014-2016. http://dornsife.usc.edu/wrigley/geobiology/

Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences (Caltech)

Support for Geobiology Postdoctoral Fellows, 2008-2011, 2012-2015

Roger Buick (U Washington), Ariel Anbar (Arizona State U), Adriana Dutkiewicz (U Sydney), Simon George (Macquarie U), David Johnston (Harvard U), Jay Kaufman (U Maryland), Andrew H. Knoll (Harvard U), Gordon Love (UC Riverside), Tim Lyons (UC Riverside), Roger Summons (MIT), Dawn Sumner (UC Davis), Greg Webb (U Queensland)

Australian Drilling Program, 2010-2013.

Woodward Fischer (Caltech)

Geobiology Support Funds, 2009-2011.

David Fike (Washington U, St. Louis) and Woodward Fischer (Caltech)

Constraining the Ediacaran-Paleozoic Rise of Oxygen, 2009, 2011.

David Harper (U Copenhagen) and Don Canfield (U Southern Denmark)

The Dawn of Phanerozoic Ecosystems: An Ecological Dimension to the Cambrian Explosion, 2011.

Jochen Brocks (Australian National University)

Syngeneity of Archean Biomarkers in Agouron Pilbara Cores, 2013.

Katherine Freeman (Penn State U)

Agouron Pilbara Drilling Project: Carbon-Isotope Analyses of Biomarkers, 2013.

Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences (Caltech)

Acquisition of a Mass Spectrometer for Routine Stable Isotope Analysis, 2013.

Gustaf Arrhenius (Scripps Institution of Oceanography – UC San Diego)

Biogenic Crystal Structure of Graphite in Earth’s Oldest Rocks, 2014.

Nic Beukes (U Johannesburg), Dawn Sumner (UC Davis), Christian Hallmann (MPI for Biogeochemistry), and Woodward Fischer (Caltech)

Proposal to drill for the ~2.32 Ga GOE in the Duitsland/Rooihoogte Formation and biomarkers in the 2.53 Ga Gamohaan-Lime Acres carbonates (Campbellrand Subgroup) of the Transvaal Supergroup, South Africa, 2016.

Galen Halverson (McGill U), Robert Rainbird (Geological Survey of Canada), Thomas Skulski (Geological Survey of Canada), Elizabeth Turner (Laurentian U), Emmanuelle Javaux (U Liège), Nicholas Butterfield (Cambridge U), Christian Hallmann (MPI for Biogeochemistry), and Jochen Brocks (Australian National University)

Unraveling the Record of Proterozoic Eukaryotic Evolution in the Canadian Arctic, 2016-2017. http://props.eps.mcgill.ca/projects_baffin.html