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1 U916105
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Intent and Consequence: Forestry Institutions and Community Management in a Decentralizing Indonesia Rhee, Suk B.   Yale University $97,869   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2004  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2004     CT  
2 U916106
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Recycling Thermosets by High-Pressure, High-Temperature Sintering Williams, Drew E.   University of Massachusetts - Amherst $33,556   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     MA  
3 U916107
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Synthesis of New Vitamin B12 Model Complexes for Mechanistic Studies of the Reductive Dechlorination of Chlorinated Ethylenes Fritsch, Joseph M.   University of Minnesota - Twin Cities $133,716   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     MN  
4 U916124
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The Implications of Secondary Mineral Formation on the Fate of Cesium in Aluminosilicate Minerals: A Solid-State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Study Crosson, Garry S.   Pennsylvania State University $150,163   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     PA  
5 U916129
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The Ecological Significance of Bacteriophages in Soil Williamson, Kurt E.   University of Delaware $98,008   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     DE  
6 U916130
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Comparative Population Genetics Among Trematode Parasites of Salmonids in the Pacific Northwest Criscione, Charles D.   Oregon State University $108,344   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     OR  
7 U916131
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Patterns in Ecosystem Function Along an Intermittent Stream Continuum Sponseller, Ryan A.   Arizona State University - Main Campus $108,343   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     AZ  
8 U916132
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A Conceptual Model of the Spread of the Introduced Crab Hemigrapsus sanguineus Using Behavioral, Field, and Genetic Studies Park, Susan   University of Delaware $77,850   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     DE  
9 U916133
Fellow
The Direct Effect of Metals on Ontogeny, Sexual Development, and Reproduction in the Northern Leopard Frog, Rana pipiens, of Great Lakes Gross, Jason A.   University of Wisconsin Madison $108,000   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     WI  
10 U916134
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Biogeochemical Approach to Understanding Gas Hydrate Formation and Decomposition in the Gulf of Mexico Lapham, Laura L.   University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill $149,268   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     NC  
11 U916135
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HPLC and Stable Isotopic Measurements of Nitrogen Uptake by Phytoplankton York, Joanna K.   Boston University $86,572   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     MA  
12 U916136
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Sex-Biased Dispersal Across the Atlantic? A New Look at Coastal Sharks Schultz, Jennifer K.   University of Illinois at Chicago $95,913   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     IL  
13 U916137
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Utah's Montane Mammals: Indicators of Climate Change Rowe, Rebecca J.   University of Chicago $108,000   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     IL  
14 U916141
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From Physiology to Global Change: How Do Soil Bacteria Regulate Global Atmospheric Methane? Engelhaupt, Erika D.   University of Louisville $102,000   January 01, 2003 -
December 31, 2006  
January 01, 2003   December 31, 2006     KY  
15 U916142
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Characterization of connectivity across population scales in a naturally patchy species, the Pacific jumping mouse (Zapus trinotatus): can we predict range wide effects from local scale patterns? Vignieri, Sacha N.   University of Washington $170,764   January 01, 2003 -
December 31, 2006  
January 01, 2003   December 31, 2006     WA  
16 U916143
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Cavity-Enhanced Spectroscopy for In Situ Measurements and Atmospheric Monitoring of Tropospheric Pollutants Engel, Gregory S.   Harvard University $84,186   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     MA  
17 U916144
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Atmospheric Ar/N2 Measurements as a Tracer for Oceanic Heat Flux Blaine, Tegan W.   University of California - San Diego $93,932   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     CA  
18 U916145
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The Kinetic Study of Environmentally Important Stratospheric and Tropospheric Chlorine Reactions Over Atmospheric Temperatures and Pressures Ho, Andy W.   Harvard University $123,352   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     MA  
19 U916146
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Acid-Catalyzed Heterogeneous Reactions and Secondary Organic Aerosol Formation From Biogenic Compounds Czoschke, Nadine   University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill $84,561   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     NC  
20 U916147
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Integrated Watershed Management for Rehabilitation of a Severely Degraded Watershed in the Drought-Prone Ethiopian Highlands McHugh, Oloro V.   Cornell University $145,344   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     NY  
21 U916148
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The Simultaneous Absorption of Sulfur Dioxide, Chlorine, and Mercury Chen, Eric   The University of Texas at Austin $106,759   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     TX  
22 U916149
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Terephthalic Acid Synthesis in High-Temperature Water Dunn, Jennifer M.B.   University of Michigan $102,000   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     MI  
23 U916150
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Evaluation of Microbial Reductive Dechlorination in Treated Source Zones Amos, Benjamin K.   Georgia Institute of Technology $139,878   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     GA  
24 U916151
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Transport of Chemotactic Bacteria Through Porous Media in the Presence of a Chemical Concentration Gradient Olson, Mira S.   University of Virginia $87,231   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     VA  
25 U916152
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Groundwater Remediation through Environmental Biotechnology: Transgenic Phytoremediation of Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether Skinner, Kristin M.   Oregon State University $105,983   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     OR  
26 U916153
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Laser Aerosol Mass Spectrometry for the Study of Poly(nuclear) Aromatic Compounds Associated With Ultrafine Atmospheric Particles LaFranchi, Brian W.   University of Vermont $77,793   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     VT  
27 U916154
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Critical Landscape Interfaces: The Coupled Role of Hydrologic Flowpaths and Biogeochemical Processes in Controlling Solute Fluxes From Forested Watersheds Sebestyen, Stephen D.   SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse $86,603   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     NY  
28 U916155
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Biomarkers of Organophosphate (OP) Exposure: Detection of OP-Cholinesterase Adducts Using Active Site-Specific Antibodies Sandoval, Lisa G.E.   University of Montana $159,208   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     MT  
29 U916156
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Human Evolutionary Ecology and Economic Growth Efferson, Charles M.   University of California - Davis $98,323   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     CA  
30 U916157
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Microbial Signaling Influences Soil Nitrogen Mineralization and Plant Nitrogen Availability DeAngelis, Kristen M.   University of California - Berkeley $98,687   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     CA  
31 U916158
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The Contribution of Exposure Measurement Uncertainty on the Total Uncertainty in Epidemiology Study Results Jurek, Anne M.   University of Minnesota - Twin Cities $145,344   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     MN  
32 U916159
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Predicting the Response of Urban Air Pollution to Changes in Weather and Climate and Evaluating the Impacts on Human Health in Santiago, Chile Grass, David S.   Columbia University in the City of New York $145,344   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     NY  
33 U916160
Fellow
Potential Consequences of Among and Within Population Variation in Diet Composition of Pigmy Rattlesnakes (Sistrurus miliarius) in Central Florida: A Dietary Analysis Using Stable Isotope Technology Pilgrim, Melissa A.   University of Arkansas - Fayetteville $111,608   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     AR  
34 U916161
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First-Born Marine Mammals: High Risk for Abnormal Neurodevelopment From Exposure to Environmental Chemicals? Montie, Eric W.   Massachusetts Institute of Technology $108,172   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     MA  
35 U916162
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Sublethal Effects of Endocrine Disrupting Contaminants LaFiandra, Emily M.   University of New Hampshire - Main Campus $125,566   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     NH  
36 U916163
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Measuring Stress Induced by Habitat Fragmentation and the Consequences for Populations of a Neotropical Migrant Bird Morris-Porneluzi, Dana L.   University of Missouri - Columbia $108,193   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     MO  
37 U916164
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Quantification and Enhancement of Bat Predation on Noctuid Crop Pests Gillam, Erin H.   University of Tennessee - Knoxville $145,172   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     TN  
38 U916165
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Effects of Body Size and Development on Insect Respiration Greenlee, Kendra J.   Arizona State University - Main Campus $90,273   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     AZ  
39 U916166
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Ecology of Toxin-Encoding Phage: The Search for Environmental Reservoirs Breitbart, Mya E.   San Diego State University $82,172   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     CA  
40 U916167
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Effects of Air Pollutant Particles and Their Components on Airway Host Defense Klein-Patel, Marcia E.   University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey $92,142   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     NJ  
41 U916168
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Potential Shifts in Trophic Structure and Detrital Subsidies Within Intertidal Habitats Colonized by the Invasive Cordgrass, Spartina anglica (Poaceae), in Puget Sound, WA Hellquist, Carl E.   Washington State University $98,710   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     WA  
42 U916169
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Modeling the Complex Human-Environment Interactions of a Coral-Reef Fishery Shafer, Jennifer L.   University of Hawaii at Honolulu $73,937   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     HI  
43 U916170
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Do Savanna Plant Life-Forms Spatially Partition Resources to Limit Competition and Maximize Productivity: A Test of Walter's Two-Layer Model in Longleaf-Pine Wiregrass Savanna Ford, Chelcy R.   University of Georgia $124,969   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     GA  
44 U916171
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Structure of Water in Unsaturated Geologic Media and Its Influence on Solute Chemical Interactions Hay, Michael B.   Princeton University $102,000   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     NJ  
45 U916172
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Characterization of Methanotroph Diversity and Population Response in a Freshwater Lake Upon Exposure to Benzene Fisher, Meredith C.   Harvard University $87,886   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     MA  
46 U916173
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Spatial Analysis of Monitoring Designs and Watershed Characteristics Affecting Nonpoint Source Runoff Hunt, John W.   University of California - Santa Cruz $89,793   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     CA  
47 U916174
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Locational Conflict and Ideas of Nature: Citizen Reactions to Park-Making Efforts Along the Los Angeles River Kahle, Chris   University of Southern California $127,873   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     CA  
48 U916175
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Causes and Consequences of Variation in the Invasive Lizard, Anolis sagrei Kolbe, Jason J.   Washington University $81,769   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     MO  
49 U916176
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Hydrologic-Response Simulations for Caspar Creek: A Process-Based Characterization of Cumulative Watershed Effects Carr, Adrienne E.   Stanford University $99,480   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     CA  
50 U916177
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Effect of Tillage and Carbon Input Levels on Carbon and Nitrogen Dynamics Over the Long-Term Hooker, Bethanie A.   University of Connecticut $105,964   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     CT  
51 U916178
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Organochlorine Compounds and Thyroid Function in Western New York State Anglers and Their Partners/Spouses Bloom, Michael S.   The State University of New York at Buffalo $73,758   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     NY  
52 U916179
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Developmental Neuro- and Cardiotoxicity of Terbutaline Garofolo, Melissa C.   Duke University $92,541   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     NC  
53 U916180
Fellow
Compositional and Molecular Characterization of Soil Organic Matter Under Loblolly Pine Forest Exposed to Elevated CO2 Fimmen, Ryan L.   Duke University $157,246   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     NC  
54 U916181
Fellow
Population Structure and Process in a Woody Bamboo: Genet-Based Life Table Response Experiments in Arundinaria gigantean (Fam. Poaceace, Tribe Bambusoideae) Gagnon, Paul R.   Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge $107,579   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     LA  
55 U916182
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The Role of Corridors in Affecting Predator-Prey Interactions: The Interplay Between Seed Deposition, Seed Predation, and Seedling Establishment in Experimentally Fragmented Landscapes Orrock, John L.   Iowa State University $93,804   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     IA  
56 U916183
Fellow
The Spatial and Temporal Patterns in the Deposition and Fate of Large-Seeded Species Dispersed by the Chimpanzee in the Nyungwe Forest Reserve, Rwanda Gross-Camp, Nicole D.   Antioch New England Graduate School - NH $108,172   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     NH  
57 U916184
Fellow
Eleutherobin, a New Marine Anticancer Agent: Elucidation of the Biosynthesis and Purification of a Key Biosynthetic Enzyme Frenz, Jamie L.   Florida Atlantic University - Boca Raton $91,201   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     FL  
58 U916185
Fellow
Identification of Early Warning Indicators of Environmental Stress in the ACE Basin (South Carolina) by Using Gene Expression Profiles From Oysters, Crassostrea virginica Jenny, Matthew J.   University of South Carolina at Columbia $124,000   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     SC  
59 U916186
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Alternative Reproductive Strategies and Group Dynamics in a Facultatively Eusocial Paper Wasp Gunnels, Charles W.   University of Florida $154,844   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     FL  
60 U916201
Fellow
Lysogeny: Practical Applications and New Discoveries McDaniel, Lauren D.   University of South Florida $121,543   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     FL  
61 U916202
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Apoptosis in Aquatic Larvae as an Assay for the Disruption of Early Development Vega, Rebecca L.   Stanford University $135,832   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     CA  
62 U916203
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Physiology of Quorum Sensing Signal Degradation by Soil and Clinical Pseudomonas sp. Isolates Huang, Jean J.   California Institute of Technology $108,344   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     CA  
63 U916206
Fellow
Bridging Science With Management: Optimizing Habitat Quality for Black Bears on a Landscape Level by Manipulating Spatio-Temporal Parameters of Clearcuts Reynolds, Melissa J.   Auburn University Main Campus $90,472   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     AL  
64 U916218
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Salt Marsh Macrophyte Rhizosphere Effects on Microbial Biotransformation of Halogenated Estuarine Contaminants Ravit, Elizabeth A.   Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey $128,000   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     NJ  
65 U916219
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Ribbed Mussels and Salt Marsh Restoration: Linking Population Dynamics to Ecosystem Services Allen, Joseph B.   The State University of New York at Stony Brook $86,796   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     NY  
66 U916220
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Effects of Introduced Plants on Native Phytophagous Insect Species Oliver, Jeffrey C.   University of Colorado at Boulder $157,742   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     CO  
67 U916225
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Environmental and Social Effects of Fair Trade Coffee Production Jaffee, Daniel S.   University of Wisconsin Madison $83,540   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     WI  
68 U916226
Fellow
Climate Change, Land Use, and Malaria Transmission Desai, Manish A.   University of California - Berkeley $100,185   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     CA  
69 U916227
Fellow
The History and Ecology of California's Central Valley Wetlands Garone, Philip F.   University of California - Davis $130,598   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     CA  
70 U916228
Fellow
The Effects of Environmental Change on Food Webs and Structure Sculley, Jack   University of California - Berkeley $96,990   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     CA  
71 U916230
Fellow
Compositional and Biogeochemical Elucidation of UCM and Other Complex Environmental Contaminants Drenzek, Nicholas J.   Massachusetts Institute of Technology $108,172   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     MA  
72 U916231
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Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Extraction of Toxic Metals From Contaminated Groundwater Jones, Aaryn D.   Duke University $168,936   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     NC  
73 U916232
Fellow
Larval Dispersal of the Nonnative Zebra Mussel in the Saint Lawrence Estuary: A Modeling Study Simons, Rachel D.   Stanford University $92,070   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     CA  
74 U916234
Fellow
Modeling Alternative Vehicle Technology Potential for Climate Change and Air Pollution Mitigation Chen, Belinda S.   University of California - Davis $93,646   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     CA  
75 U916235
Fellow
Microbially Mediated Soil Carbon Decomposition in High Northern Latitudes Smith, Nicole V.   California Institute of Technology $108,344   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     CA  
76 U916236
Fellow
Ensemble Sensitivity Analysis on the Impact of Global Climate Change on Regional Air Quality Avise, Jeremy C.   Washington State University $96,437   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     WA  
77 U916237
Fellow
Sex Reversal in Central Valley Chinook Salmon: Occurrence and Population Genetic Consequences Williamson, Kevin S.   University of California - Davis $60,990   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     CA  
78 U916238
Fellow
Developing New Tools To Document Waste Nutrient Flow in Tropical and Subtropical Marine Fish/Bivalve Integrated Culture Systems Watts, Jennifer L.   University of California - Davis $92,653   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     CA  
79 U916243
Fellow
Macroecology: Theory and Tests Ostling, Annette   University of California - Davis $110,266   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     CA  
80 U916244
Fellow
When Will Marine Reserves Fail? Integrating Habitat Quality, Configuration, and Animal Movement Into Marine Reserve Design Semmens, Brice X.   University of Washington $101,483   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     WA  
81 U916245
Fellow
Harmful Algal Blooms: Environmental Consequences of Variance in Genetics and Toxicity Wilson, Alan E.   Georgia Institute of Technology $100,264   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     GA  
82 U916250
Fellow
Seed Dispersal by Toucans in Amazonia, Ecuador Holbrook, Kimberly M.   University of Missouri - St Louis $74,710   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     MO  
83 U916251
Fellow
Carbon, Nitrogen, and Phosphorus Dynamics Across a Long Chronosequence in Semiarid Woodland Ecosystems, Northern Arizona Selmants, Paul C.   Northern Arizona University $99,022   January 01, 2003 -
January 01, 2006  
January 01, 2003   January 01, 2006     AZ  



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