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NSF awards grants for research on coupled natural and human systems
Date:10/21/2010

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Title: Modeling the Dynamics of Harmful Algal Blooms, Human Communities, and Policy Choices Along the Florida Gulf Coast
PIs: Porter Hoagland, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution; Barbara Kirkpatick, Mote Marine Laboratory; Andrew Reich, Florida Department of Health Division of Information Technology; Laura Fleming, University of Miami Rosenthal School of Marine and Atmospheric Science

Summary: This project will examine the choices and effectiveness of policies for mitigating the economic and public health effects of blooms of the harmful alga, Karenia brevis, along the Gulf coast of Florida. The researchers will develop statistical models of biophysical and human system dynamics and relate these to demographic, environmental exposure-response, cost-minimization, and policy-simulation models.

Title: Northern Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia and Land Use in the Mississippi River Watershed: Feedback and Scale Interactions
PIs: Catherine Kling, Iowa State University; Robert Turner, Louisiana State University; Nancy Rabalais, Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium; Sergey Rabotyagov, University of Washington; Raghavan Srinivasan, Texas A&M University

Summary: This project will examine the natural and human dynamics of this enormous system by the interactions among human and natural system dynamics in the Mississippi River watershed and the annual formation of an oxygen-depleted (hypoxia) zone in the northern Gulf of Mexico. The researchers will develop a comprehensive modeling system that relates agricultural land-use decisions made at the field scale in the Upper Mississippi, Ohio, and Tennessee river basins; system-wide environmental and hydrologic components; and downstream water-quality effects, including the hypoxic zone in the Gulf of Mexico.

Title: Climate Change, Hydrology, and Landscapes of America's Heartland: A Multi-Scale Natural-Human System
PI: Christopher Lant, So
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Contact: Cheryl Dybas
cdybas@nsf.gov
703-292-7734
National Science Foundation
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