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Warren’s Research grants

RESEARCH GRANTS RECEIVED

  • U.S. Geological Survey (2014-2015), $49,500 to Boise State University: Characterization of hydraulic conductivity in a contaminated fractured-rock aquifer using high-resolution hydraulic tomography.
  • ENI S.p.A., $570,000 (2013-2015), Stanford University: Hydraulic tomography and optimal management of plumes.
  • National Science Foundation, $200,000 (2012-2014), Boise State University: Collaborative research: Fundamental research on oscillatory flow in hydrogeology.
  • Army Research Office, $180,000 (2011-2012), Boise State University: Instrumentation for measuring and modeling soil moisture from aquifer to atmosphere at multiple scales.
  • Idaho State Board of Education, Incubation Fund Program, $50,000 (2011-2012), Boise State University: Device for subsurface environmental monitoring, ready for prototype.
  • Army Research Office, $665,000 (2009-2013), Boise State University: Measuring and modeling hydrologic fluxes and states from aquifer to atmosphere at multiple scales (with collaborators at Colorado School of Mines, US Army Corps of Engineers ERDC at Waterways Experiment Station, and Idaho National Laboratory).
  • National Science Foundation, $335,000 (2009-2012), Boise State University: CMG Collaborative research: Subsurface imaging and uncertainty quantification (with collaborators at Stanford, Rice, University of Utah, and University of Tubingen [Germany]).
  • National Science Foundation, $127,000 (2007-2011), Boise State University: Collaborative research: Hydrogeophysical quantification of hydraulic conductivity from electrical measurements of the effective properties of porous media (with collaborators at Rutgers-Newark, Colorado School of Mines, and Lancaster University [UK]).
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, $223,000 (2007-2010), Boise State University: Hydrogeophysical methods for environmental sensing research initiatives in hydrogeophysics and hydrogeochemistry.
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, $1,600,000 (2006-2010), Boise State University: Hydrogeophysical methods for quantitative site characterization and imaging of fluid flow and mass transport in the shallow subsurface.
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, $750,000 (2004-2006), Boise State University: Time-lapse imaging of fluid flow and contaminant transport in the shallow subsurface.
  • U.S. Department of Energy, $100,000 (2003-2005), Boise State University: Subcontract to prime contractor Montana State University: Assessment of geologic carbon sequestration potential for the Northern Rockies and the Great Plains.
  • Inland Northwest Research Alliance (Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory), $150,000 (2000-2004), Boise State University: High-resolution 3D sedimentary architecture and transport parameter distributions in heterogeneous alluvial deposits with ground-penetrating radar.
  • Army Research Office, $150,000 (2000-2001), Boise State University: Instrumentation in support of hydrologic testing at the Boise Hydrogeophysical Research Site.
  • Army Research Office, $300,000 (2000-2003), Boise State University: Research on inverse methods applied to geophysical and hydrologic field techniques in support of development of the Boise Hydrogeophysical Research Site.
  • U.S. Department of Energy, $250,000 (1996-1999), Boise State University: Reconnaissance investigation of Birch Creek Valley hydrostratigraphy and hydrology using geophysical methods.
  • Army Research Office, $2,000,000 (1996-2001), Boise State University: Three-dimensional characterization and modeling of permeability in a field-scale control volume.
  • EG&G Idaho, $100,000 (1994), Boise State University: Data management for the Large Scale Infiltration Test; from instrumentation output to on-site facilities and quasi-real-time data review.
  • Idaho Water Resources Research Institute, $7,600 (1994-1997), Boise State University: Hydrologic modeling of groundwater flow and boundary effects due to complex stratigraphy and faulting in the deep Boise aquifer system with support from high-resolution seismic reflection profiling.
  • Army Research Office, $300,000 (1994-1997), Boise State University: Joint inversion of hydrologic and geophysical data for permeability distribution of an alluvial aquifer
  • U.S. Department of Energy, $150,000 (1990-1993), Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, INEL Oversight Program: Evaluation of vadose zone hydrology at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (in collaboration with University of Idaho).
  • U.S. Department of Energy, $500,000 (1990-1993), Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, INEL Oversight Program: Investigation of three-dimensional distribution of ground water contamination and hydrologic properties in the Eastern Snake River Plain aquifer at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory¬† (in collaboration with Boise State University, Idaho State University, and University of Idaho).
  • U.S. Bureau of Mines, $200,000 (1987-1990), Western Research Institute: Development of database management system of hydrologic and mining data for permitting and groundwater management, Wyoming (in cooperation with Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality).
  • South Platte Natural Resources District, $45,000 (1984-1986), Nebraska Geological Survey: Investigations to determine stratigraphic controls on and hydrologic behavior of fractured Brule aquifer, Cheyenne County, Nebraska.

RESEARCH GRANTS: Major Participation in Writing and/or Co-PI

  • Center for Environmental Sensing, Boise State University/EPA Seed Grant Program, $50,000 (2007-2008): Field portable electrochemical sensors for water soluble arsenic species.
  • U.S. Dept. of Energy, $56,000 (2007-2008), Boise State University: share of $1,005,000 grant to eight universities for the Inland Northwest Research Alliance Water Research Consortium.
  • University of Minnesota, Institute for Rock Magnetism, Grant for no-fee use of instrumentation (2006), Boise State University, Effect of complex magnetic susceptibility on electromagnetic induction responses for environmental and hydrological applications.
  • U.S. Dept. of Energy, $55,000 (2005-2006), Boise State University: share of $480,000 grant to eight universities for the Inland Northwest Research Alliance Water Research Consortium.
  • U.S. Dept. of Energy, $280,000 (2005-2009), Boise State University: Subcontract to prime contractor Montana State University within: Identification, Assessment and Evaluation of GHG sources and Carbon Sequestration Sinks in the Northern Rockies, Phase II.
  • Office of Research Administration, Boise State University, $150,000 (2005-2006), College of Arts and Sciences and College of Engineering: Environmental Hydrology Research Center.
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, $1,000,000 (2001-2004), Boise State University: Time-lapse imaging of fluid flow and contaminant transport in the shallow subsurface.
  • Council of State Governments/U.S.-Asia Environmental Partnership, $150,000 (2001-2002), Boise State University: The Malaysia/Idaho Partnership for the Environment.
  • Inland Northwest Research Alliance (Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory), $150,000 (2001-2003), Boise State University: Tomography and Biogeochemical Reconnaissance for Characterizing Microbial and Solute Transport in a Heterogeneous Coarse Alluvial Aquifer.
  • Army Research Office, $300,000 (1998-2001), Boise State University: Hydrogeologic property estimation using borehole radar.
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