New Grants

Jeremy Bassis, From Order to Disorder: An Ice Bridge Investigation into the Collapse Phase of Damaged Glaciers, $51,296, Georgia Technology Research Corporation

Michael Combi, Valeriy Tenishev, The Distributions and Escape Rates of Atomic Neutrals from the Upper Atmosphere of Mars, $25,538, NASA

Michael Combi, US Rosetta Project for Phase E: VIRTIS Science Support FY16 Supplement, $20,000, NASA-JPL

Richard Frazin, Exploration of Millisecond Exposures for Exoplanet Imaging, $299,999, NSF

Tamas, Gombosi, Michael, Combi Kenneth Hansen, Valeriy Tenishev, US Rosetta Project Phase E FY16 Supplement, $199,619, NASA-JPL

Xianglei Huang, A Comprehensive Analysis on Cloud Radiative Feedbacks by Cloud Type From A-Train Using Observation-based Cloud Radiative Kernel Method, $120,000, NASA

Christiane Jablonowski, The 2016 Dynamical Core Model Intercomparison Project (DCMIP-2016), $30,000, NASA

Justin Kasper, Assessing the Relative Importance of Stochastic and Resonant Ion Heating in the Solar Wind, $376,574, NASA

Paul Keiter, Exploring Astrophysical Hydrodynamics in the Laboratory PAF #: 15-PAF06627, $115,245, Smithsonian Institution

Michael Liemohn, Stephen Bougher, Assessing Superthermal Electron Kinetic Processes in Near-Mars Space, $511,809, NASA

Michael Liemohn, Raluca Ilie, Understanding Ion Heating and Convection using TWINS and SWMF, $122,846, West Virginia University

Susan Lepri, Determining CME Plasma Evolution from Remote Sensing and In-situ Observations, $30,000, NASA

Ward Manchester IV, Gabor Toth, Stephen Bougher, Bartholomeus van der Holst, Solar Wind Interaction with the Mars Upper Atmosphere: The Impact of ICME Events, $861,605, NASA

Darren McKague, PIXL Program, Phase A-Supplement FY16, April 2016, $20,000, NASA-JPL; MOMA Phase B/C/D Electronics Development Effort Cost to Complete Supplement, March 2016, $42,008, NASA; PIXL Program, Phase A Supplemental FY16, February 2016, $100,000, NASA-JPL

Mark Moldwin, Development and Space Environmental Testing of a new Low-Cost Induction Magnetometer for Small Satellites, $298,066, NASA

Andrew Nagy, Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission (MAVEN), Phase E FY16, $60,001, University of Colorado

Jim Raines, Enrico Landi, Liang Zhao, Characterizing the Coronal Origins of Slow Solar Wind Using Heavy Ion Composition and Spectroscopic Observations, $370,563, NSF

Nilton, Renno, Space Life and Physical Sciences; Wastewater to Plant Nutrient Solution, $15,000, National Space Grant Foundation

Aaron Ridley, Stephen Bougher, Understanding the effects of solar flares on the upper atmospheres of Mars and Venus, $892,949, NASA

James Slavin, Xianzhe Jia, Jim Raines, Bartholomeus van der Holst, Gabor Toth, Valeriy Tenishev, Space weather at Mercury: The effect of interplanetary coronal mass ejections on Mercury’s atmosphere and magnetosphere, $950,088, NASA

Igor Sokolov, The Heliosphere in Time: Scaling Heliospheric Parameters with Stellar Evolution of Solar Analogs and Studying Heliospheric Consequences of Young Active Suns, $418,106, Smithsonian Institution

Allison Steiner, Gretchen Keppel-Aleks, Roger De Roo, Leveraging SMAP to Improve Understanding of Carbon-Water-Climate Interactions, $492,387, NASA

Allison Steiner, Don Scavia, Maria Lemos, Coastal SEES: Enhancing sustainability in coastal communities threatened by harmful algal blooms by advancing and integrating environmental and socio-economic modeling, $1,996,139, NSF

Gabor Toth, Ward Manchester IV, Advanced Space Weather Modeling, $10,831, NSF

Cheng Zhou, Improving ice nucleation parameterizations in the upper troposphere using an LES model and satellite observations, $240,098, NASA

Shasha Zou, Coupled MHD-PIC analysis of dayside reconnection, $30,000, NASA