Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory

Current Research

GRANTS AND CONTRACTS (all dollar quotes and timelines are estimates)

Current Funding

PI on NASA grant: Climate Change Education.  Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory, Colorado State University, $399,500 (9/1/10-8/31/13).  PI:  J. Moore Co-PI:  R. Boone, L. Prihodko, M. Wallenstein.

PI on NSF grant: NSF LTER:  Shortgrass Steppe Long Term Ecological Research.  Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory, Colorado State University, $1,914,000 (11/1/10-10/31/13).  PI: J. Moore Co-PI M. Antolin, J. Derner, N. Kaplan, E. Kelly. PI on NSF grant: (MSP) Culturally relevant ecology, learning progressions, and environmental literacy.  Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory, Colorado State University, $12,500,000 (10/1/08-9/31/13). PI: J. Moore Co-PI: C. Anderson (MSU), A. Berkowitz (CIE), R. Tschillard (Greeley District 6), A. Whitmer (GU).

PI on NSF grant:  (OPP-Collaborative) A biotic awakening: How do invertebrates, microbes, and plants determine soil organic matter responses to release from nutrient limitations in arctic tundra. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory, Colorado State University, $764,369 (9/1/09-8/31/13).  PI: J. Moore and L. Gough (UTA) Co-PI: M. Wallenstein, W. Parton.

PI on USDA CSREES grant: Research opportunities in ecosystem science and environmental sustainability.  Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory, Colorado State University, $234,000 (9/1/08-8/31/13).  PI:  J. Moore Co-PI: R. Conant, H. Steltzer, M. Wallenstein.

PI/Mentor on NSF grant:  Dissertation research:  Dynamics of labile organic fractions in Arctic soils. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory, Colorado State University, $13,150 (9/1/09-8/31/11).  PI: R. Simpson PI/Mentor: J. Moore.

Co-PI on USDA CSREES grant: Research opportunities in agricultural biosecurity: strengthening science and management of invasive species.  Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory, Colorado State University, $234,000 (9/1/10-8/31/15).  PI:  S. Kumar Co-PI: C. Brown, P. Evangelista, J. Graham, J. Hanzlik, J. Moore, and T. Stohlgren.

Co-PI on NSF grant:  (DUE UBM Institutional) Towards a flexible and extendable scientific undergraduate experience (FeSCUE).  Department of Mathematics, Colorado State University, $903,992 (1/1/07-12/31/12).  PI: S. Tavener Co-PI: M. Antolin, D. Estep, J. Moore, C. Webb.