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2016 Research Grants Competition - Results by Evaluation Group

Geosciences
Applicant Name Institution Program Title Term Awarded Amount
Akinremi, Olalekan
Department
Soil Science
Manitoba RGPIN Phosphorus transformation and transport from fertilizers and manures 5 $21,000.00
Algar, Christopher
Department
Oceanography
Dalhousie RGPIN Environmental controls on nitrogen cycling in coastal sediments 5 $22,000.00
Allen, Susan
Department
Science, Faculty of
British Columbia RGPIN The Role of Topography in Cross-Shelf-Break Tracer Exchange 5 $35,000.00
Antao, Sytle
Department
Geoscience
Calgary RGPIN Structural Changes in Minerals and their Effect on Intrinsic Properties 5 $21,000.00
Arcand, Melissa
Department
Soil Science
Saskatchewan RGPIN Root traits of contrasting crop genotypes and their influence on soil biogeochemical cycles 5 $20,000.00
Barclay, David
Department
Oceanography
Dalhousie RGPIN Measuring and modelling ambient noise in three-dimensional ocean environments 5 $30,000.00
Barr, Sandra
Department
Earth and Environmental Science
Acadia RGPIN Building mountain belts - the Appalachian model 5 $29,000.00
Baudron, Paul
Department
Génies Civil, géologique et des mines
École Polytechnique de Montréal RGPIN Sensibilité des systèmes de filtration de berges aux pressions anthropique et climatique 5 $26,000.00
Beaudoin, Georges
Department
Géologie et génie géologique
Université Laval RGPIN Origin of hydrothermal fluids 5 $21,000.00
Béland, Martin
Department
Sciences géomatiques
Université Laval RGPIN Explaining links between structure, albedo and nitrogen availability in forests using LiDAR and modelling 5 $20,000.00
Bellenger, Jean-Philippe
Department
Sciences, Faculté des
Université de Sherbrooke RGPIN Enzymatic diversity of biological nitrogen fixation in a changing world 5 $45,000.00
Beltrami, Hugo
Department
Earth Sciences
St. Francis Xavier RGPIN Borehole Climatology: Continental Energy and Climate Change 5 $25,000.00
Bethune, Kathryn
Department
Geology
Regina RGPIN Tectonic evolution of the WSW Rae craton, Athabasca region, Canada: Laboratory for study of Precambrian crustal processes 5 $21,000.00
Biron, Pascale
Department
Geography, Planning and Environment
Concordia RGPIN River dynamics and resilience of fluvial systems in perturbed environments 5 $35,000.00
Bostock, Michael
Department
Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
British Columbia RGPIN Studies of Seismogenesis and Plate Boundary Structure on Canada's West Coast 5 $45,000.00
Boucher, Étienne
Department
Géographie
Université du Québec à Montréal RGPIN Forward and inverse modeling of Black spruce tree ring series: applications to paleohydrology and paleoclimatology 5 $21,000.00
Brenan, James
Department
Earth Sciences
Dalhousie RGPIN Deciphering the behaviour of chalcophile and siderophile elements during planetary differentiation 5 $35,000.00
Brennand, Tracy
Department
Geography
Simon Fraser RGPIN Meltwater systems of past ice sheets: implications for ice sheet dynamics, meltwater routing and landscape change 5 $21,000.00
Burn, Christopher
Department
Geography and Environmental Studies
Carleton RGPIN Thermal and hydrological investigations of degrading permafrost 5 $29,000.00
Bush, Andrew
Department
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Alberta RGPIN From global change to regional response: Integrating global and regional climate model simulations with alpine glacier mass balance and downstream hydrology 5 $21,000.00
Casson, Nora
Department
Geography
Winnipeg RGPIN Spatial and temporal variability of nitrogen cycling in forests 5 $22,000.00
Chacko, Thomas
Department
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Alberta RGPIN Evolution of Earth’s Earliest Crust 5 $37,000.00
Chacko, Thomas
Department
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Alberta RGPIN Evolution of Earth's Earliest Crust 5 $37,000.00
Chouteau, Michel
Department
Génies Civil, géologique et des mines
École Polytechnique de Montréal RGPIN propriétés physiques du sous-sol et inversion géophysique par intégration de données 5 $45,000.00
Cornett, Jack
Department
Earth Sciences
Ottawa RGPIN New Isotopic Techniques for Geoscience 5 $35,000.00
Cote, Susanne
Department
Anthropology and Archaeology
Calgary RGPIN Primate Paleoenvironments in the East African Early Miocene 5 $20,000.00
Cumming, Brian
Department
Biology
Queen's RGPIN Paleolimnology and Environmental Change 5 $35,000.00
Cwynar, Les
Department
Biology (Fredericton)
New Brunswick RGPIN Paleosymmetry: tipping points and the dynamics of range contractions 5 $25,000.00
Daly, Michael
Department
Earth and Space Science and Engineering
York RGPIN The Analysis of Planetary Surfaces 5 $25,000.00
Davis, Donald
Department
Earth Sciences (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN Development and applications of high precision U-Pb geochronology for Earth and planetary sciences 5 $59,000.00
Dery, Stephen
Department
Environment Sciences Program
Northern British Columbia RGPIN Atmospheric and terrestrial rivers of western Canada in transition 5 $35,000.00
Diochon, Amanda
Department
Geology
Lakehead RGPIN The effect of disturbance on the biogeochemical cycling of carbon in northern forest soils 5 $21,000.00
Dix, George
Department
Earth Sciences
Carleton RGPIN Tectonic signatures in carbonate platform sequences and diagenesis proximal and distal to convergent margins 5 $21,000.00
Eglington, Bruce
Department
Geological Sciences
Saskatchewan RGPIN Plate reconstruction context for variations in geodynamic, magmatic and mineralisation processes 5 $21,000.00
Eskelson, Bianca
Department
Forest Resources Management
British Columbia RGPIN Quantification of fire effects and post-fire dynamics 5 $22,000.00
Evans, Robert
Department
Environmental and Resource Studies
Trent RGPIN Source Partitioning of Metal Contaminants Using Stable Isotope Fractionation 5 $25,000.00
Eyles, Carolyn
Department
Geography and Earth Sciences, School of
McMaster RGPIN Sedimentary Architecture of Modern and Ancient Glaciated Basins 1 $21,000.00
Flemming, Roberta
Department
Earth Sciences
Western Ontario RGPIN Minerals as recorders of Earth and planetary processes 5 $29,000.00
Fortin, Danielle
Department
Earth Sciences
Ottawa RGPIN Iron cycling in the environment: new insights from the micro to the macro-scale 5 $29,000.00
Gachon, Philippe
Department
Centre ESCER
Université du Québec à Montréal RGPIN Variability and changes in high impact hydrometeorological events 5 $25,000.00
Gauthier, Francis
Department
Biologie, Chimie et Géographie
Université du Québec à Rimouski RGPIN Stabilité et évolution géomorphologique des escarpements rocheux 5 $20,000.00
Gillis, Kathryn
Department
Earth and Ocean Sciences, School of
Victoria RGPIN Quantifying the thermal structure and hydrothermal fluid fluxes in the lower oceanic crust 5 $35,000.00
Gomez, Natalya
Department
Earth and Planetary Sciences
McGill RGPIN Ice Sheet - Sea Level - Solid Earth Interactions 5 $26,000.00
Gordon, Robert
Department
Geography and Environmental Studies
Wilfrid Laurier RGPIN Improved Greenhouse Gas Mitigation for Manure Storage Systems in Cold Climates 5 $35,000.00
Greenwood, David
Department
Biology
Brandon RGPIN Forests communities in transition: Eocene fossil sites from western and Arctic Canada 5 $25,000.00
Gu, Yu
Department
Physics
Alberta RGPIN An integrated study of induced earthquakes and crust-mantle seismic structure 1 $21,000.00
Guo, Xulin
Department
Geography & Planning
Saskatchewan RGPIN Integrating measures of grassland function using Remote Sensing 5 $35,000.00
Gyakum, John
Department
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
McGill RGPIN Analysis of extreme precipitation and cyclogenesis at the weather-climate interface 5 $45,000.00
Halde, Caroline
Department
Phytologie
Université Laval RGPIN Elucidating the role and contribution of cover crop roots to soil fertility and crop nutrition in organic cropping systems 5 $20,000.00
Hall, Roland
Department
Biology
Waterloo RGPIN Development and application of paleolimnological methods to assess pollution of aquatic ecosystems downstream of the Alberta oilsands 5 $25,000.00
Hattori, Keiko
Department
Science, Faculty of
Ottawa RGPIN Recycling of elements in subduction zones and the metal fertility of magmas in volcanic arcs 5 $29,000.00
He, Yuhong
Department
Geography, (Mississauga)
Toronto RGPIN Quantifying Vegetation Stress from the Leaf to Landscape Scale: Integrating Lab/Field Observations, Radiative Transfer Modelling, and UAV Hyperspectral Imaging System 5 $25,000.00
Head, Martin
Department
Earth Sciences
Brock RGPIN Plio–Pleistocene paleoceanography of the northern and western Pacific 5 $29,000.00
Head, Martin
Department
Earth Sciences
Brock RGPIN Plio-Pleistocene paleoceanography of the northern and western Pacific 5 $29,000.00
Ielpi, Alessandro
Department
Earth Sciences
Laurentian RGPIN Precambrian fluvial rocks of Arctic Canada, and their analogies to modern unvegetated rivers and extra-terrestrial fluvial landscapes 5 $27,300.00
Innanen, Kristopher
Department
Geoscience
Calgary RGPIN Determining the properties and states of a geological volume from seismic waveforms: an integration of novel theory with laboratory and field methods 5 $25,000.00
Jamieson, Heather
Department
Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
Queen's RGPIN Mineralogical Characterization for Reducing the Environmental Impact of Mining Rare Metals 5 $45,000.00
Jébrak, Michel
Department
Sciences de la terre et de l'atmosphère
Université du Québec à Montréal RGPIN La métallogénie constructiviste 5 $25,000.00
Ji, Shaocheng
Department
Génies Civil, géologique et des mines
École Polytechnique de Montréal RGPIN Rheology and seismic properties of polyphase rocks 5 $25,000.00
Johnson, Catherine
Department
Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
British Columbia RGPIN Magnetic Field Investigations of Mars and Mercury 5 $85,000.00
Kienast, Markus
Department
Oceanography
Dalhousie RGPIN Oceans and Global Change 5 $25,000.00
King, James
Department
Géographie
Université de Montréal RGPIN Mineral Dust Aerosols: Ecological and radiative impacts 5 $22,000.00
Kirkpatrick, James
Department
Earth and Planetary Sciences
McGill RGPIN The weakest link: new methods to measure the strength of geological faults 5 $25,000.00
Kollias, Pavlos
Department
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
McGill RGPIN Cloud and Precipitation Studies Using Millimeter-Wavelength Radars 5 $25,000.00
Kumaragamage, Darshani
Department
Environmental Studies & Urban Studies
Winnipeg RGPIN Phosphorus release from alkaline soils to floodwater under simulated spring snowmelt conditions 5 $21,000.00
Larson, Kyle
Department
Okanagan
British Columbia RGPIN Convergence accommodation and kinematics in orogenic systems 5 $29,000.00
Lauer, Rachel
Department
Geoscience
Calgary RGPIN Geofluids and Geohazards 5 $20,000.00
Lemieux, Jean-Michel
Department
Géologie et génie géologique
Université Laval RGPIN Groundwater flow dynamics in cold environments under a changing climate 5 $25,000.00
Leybourne, Matthew
Department
Earth Sciences
Laurentian RGPIN Deconvoluting the fundamental processes of metal migration from ore deposits; source to sink 1 $21,000.00
Lindsay, John
Department
Geography
Guelph RGPIN Advances in geomorphometry for improved flow-path modeling and landform classification 5 $21,000.00
Liu, Qinya
Department
Physics (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN Illuminating the heterogeneous Earth based on numerical simulations of seismic waves: from global tomography to subduction-zone imaging 5 $25,000.00
Longstaffe, James
Department
Environmental Sciences, School of
Guelph RGPIN Magnetic Resonance Studies of Intermolecular Interactions in Environmental Matrices 5 $20,000.00
Lovejoy, Shaun
Department
Physics
McGill RGPIN Scales and Scaling in the Climate System 5 $29,000.00
MacDonald, Graham
Department
Geography
McGill RGPIN Toward a mechanistic understanding of coupled biogeochemical cycles in human-dominated landscapes 5 $26,000.00
Malcolm, Alison
Department
Earth Sciences
Memorial Univ. of Nfld RGPIN Sensing Cracks in the Earth Using Multiple Scattering and Nonlinear Elasticity 5 $29,000.00
Marsh, Philip
Department
Geography and Environmental Studies
Wilfrid Laurier RGPIN Arctic lakes: Past and Future Changes 5 $25,000.00
Massé, Guillaume
Department
Biologie
Université Laval RGPIN Studies of Arctic Past and Present environments 5 $29,000.00
McDermid, Gregory
Department
Geography
Calgary RGPIN Lightweight Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for Forestry and Ecological Applications 5 $29,000.00
McFarlane, Christopher
Department
Earth Sciences
New Brunswick RGPIN Development of in-situ geochronology methods with applications to ore deposits 5 $21,000.00
McIlroy, Duncan
Department
Earth Sciences
Memorial Univ. of Nfld RGPIN Ediacaran organism-sediment interactions 1 $35,000.00
Molnar, Sheri
Department
Earth Sciences
Western Ontario RGPIN Improving Earthquake Ground Motion Prediction Across Canada 5 $22,000.00
Moore, Robert
Department
Geography
British Columbia RGPIN Environmental change, catchment hydrology and the stream environment 5 $35,000.00
Morozov, Igor
Department
Geological Sciences
Saskatchewan RGPIN Physics of Seismic and Tidal Attenuation 5 $21,000.00
Mueller, Derek
Department
Geography and Environmental Studies
Carleton RGPIN Interactions between ice, meltwater, ocean and atmosphere at Canada's northern coast 5 $21,000.00
Nadeau, Olivier
Department
Earth Sciences
Ottawa RGPIN Metasomatism of magmatic and metamorphic rocks of the Wawa-Abitibi and Western Wabigoon Subprovinces and Kapuskasing structure, Superior Province, Canada: Implications for Neoarchean continent evolution and gold deposition 5 $20,000.00
Novakowski, Kent
Department
Civil Engineering
Queen's RGPIN Large-Scale Solute Transport in Fracture Networks 5 $59,000.00
Olefeldt, David
Department
Renewable Resources
Alberta RGPIN Fire and Ice: Impacts of peatland disturbances on carbon cycling and water quality in catchments on the Taiga Plains. 5 $30,000.00
Parent, Léon Etienne
Department
Sols et de génie agroalimentaire
Université Laval RGPIN Sustainability indices from nutrient budgets of agro-ecosystems 5 $25,000.00
Partin, Camille
Department
Geological Sciences
Saskatchewan RGPIN Constraining the oxygen history of Earth's middle years using redox sensitive tracers 5 $26,000.00
Partin, Camille
Department
Geological Sciences
Saskatchewan RGPIN Constraining the oxygen history of Earth’s middle years using redox sensitive tracers 5 $26,000.00
Pawlowicz, Rich
Department
Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
British Columbia RGPIN Causes and effects of composition changes in the ocean 5 $29,000.00
Pe-Piper, Georgia
Department
Geology
Saint Mary's RGPIN Mineralogical and geochemical approaches to tectonic problems 5 $29,000.00
Pienkowski, Anna
Department
Arts and Science Division
Grant MacEwan RGPIN The Arctic-Atlantic gateway of the Northwest Passage: oceanic exchange, paleoceanography, paleoclimate, proxy calibration and refinement 5 $21,000.00
Piper, David
Department
Oceanography
Dalhousie RGPIN Deep-water sedimentation: processes, architecture and chronology 5 $29,000.00
Porter, Trevor
Department
Geography, (Mississauga)
Toronto RGPIN Geochemical records of paleoenvironmental change in Northwest North America from fossil plant waxes, volcanic glass and tree-rings 5 $22,000.00
Prairie, Yves
Department
Sciences biologiques
Université du Québec à Montréal RGPIN Carbon gas dynamics in aquatic ecosystems: integrating physical processes and biogeochemical cycling 5 $59,000.00
Pratt, Brian
Department
Geological Sciences
Saskatchewan RGPIN The biotic and sedimentologic evolution of the Cambrian 5 $25,000.00
Ptacek, Carol
Department
Earth & Environmental Sciences
Waterloo RGPIN Fate of contaminants in groundwater and development of passive remediation systems 5 $29,000.00
Robertson, Colin
Department
Geography and Environmental Studies
Wilfrid Laurier RGPIN Spatial pattern comparison metrics for detecting environmental change 5 $21,000.00
Rudolph, David
Department
Earth & Environmental Sciences
Waterloo RGPIN Influence of Seasonal Hydrology on Watershed Dynamics and Groundwater Vulnerability 5 $35,000.00
Ryan, Cathryn
Department
Geoscience
Calgary RGPIN Free gas transport in the subsurface: Analogues and applications 5 $25,000.00
Sacchi, Mauricio
Department
Physics
Alberta RGPIN Studies in elastic wave processing and inversion 5 $68,900.00
Saint-Laurent, Diane
Department
Sciences de l'environnement
Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières RGPIN Dynamique des écosystèmes riverains face aux changements climatiques et anthropiques 5 $21,000.00
Samson, Iain
Department
Earth Sciences
Windsor RGPIN The metal inventory and formation of hydrothermal ore deposits 5 $21,000.00
Schmidt, Mariek
Department
Earth Sciences
Brock RGPIN Unraveling the igneous and overprinting alteration histories of volcanic terrains on Earth and Mars 5 $25,000.00
Schwarcz, Henry
Department
Geography and Earth Sciences, School of
McMaster RGPIN Bone: ultrastructure, mineralogy and chemistry 5 $25,000.00
Silins, Uldis
Department
Renewable Resources
Alberta RGPIN Ecohydrological regulation of forest hillslope and catchment runoff 5 $29,000.00
Smith, Dan
Department
Geography
Victoria RGPIN Long-term snow variability from tree-rings in the British Columbia Pacific Ranges 5 $35,000.00
Spray, John
Department
Earth Sciences
New Brunswick RGPIN Shock-related processes in planetary materials: Earth and beyond 5 $85,000.00
Stewart, Ronald
Department
Environment and Geography
Manitoba RGPIN WINTER PRECIPITATION TYPES AND THEIR OCCURRENCE 5 $45,000.00
St-Onge, Benoît
Department
Géographie
Université du Québec à Montréal RGPIN Multitemporal analysis of the 3D structure and biomass of subarctic open canopy forests using photogrammetric point clouds 5 $25,000.00
Tait, Kimberly
Department
Earth Sciences (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN Phosphate minerals: a window into terrestrial planetary formation history 5 $29,000.00
Thomas, Helmuth
Department
Oceanography
Dalhousie RGPIN Carbon Fluxes and Ocean Acidification in Canadian Shelf Seas bordering the North Atlantic Ocean 5 $25,000.00
Thorkelson, Derek
Department
Earth Sciences
Simon Fraser RGPIN Behavior of lithosphere and asthenosphere in slab window environments 5 $35,000.00
Turner, Elizabeth
Department
Earth Sciences
Laurentian RGPIN Lower Paleozoic stratigraphic architecture of the Cornwallis District and associated areas, Canadian high Arctic 5 $37,000.00
Turner, Kevin
Department
Geography
Brock RGPIN Investigating the influence of climate-induced landscape changes on water and carbon balances in permafrost landscapes 5 $22,000.00
Varela, Diana
Department
Earth and Ocean Sciences, School of
Victoria RGPIN Role of phytoplankton in marine silicon cycling 5 $25,000.00
Voogt, James
Department
Geography
Western Ontario RGPIN Thermal anisotropy of urban areas 5 $31,002.00
Walker, Ian
Department
Geography
Victoria RGPIN Assessing impacts of anthropogenic large woody debris and dynamic restoration on beach-dune morphodynamics and resilience in Pacific North America 5 $35,000.00
Wang, Jinfei
Department
Geography
Western Ontario RGPIN Information Extraction of Urban Environments with Remotely Sensed Data 5 $21,000.00
Wang, Kelin
Department
Earth and Ocean Sciences, School of
Victoria RGPIN Subduction zone geodynamics and earthquake processes 5 $36,000.00
Watmough, Shaun
Department
Environmental and Resource Studies
Trent RGPIN Calcium in the envionment: the highs and the lows 5 $59,000.00
Weisener, Christopher
Department
Great Lakes Inst. for Environmental Res. (GLIER)
Windsor RGPIN Investigating biogeochemical controlled redox gradients in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems 5 $35,000.00
Wells, Mathew
Department
Physical & Environmental Sciences (Scarborough)
Toronto RGPIN Transport and mixing of particles in stratified environmental flows. 5 $45,000.00
Williams-Jones, Anthony
Department
Earth and Planetary Sciences
McGill RGPIN Crustal melts, fluids and ore-forming processes 5 $85,000.00
Williams-Jones, Glyn
Department
Earth Sciences
Simon Fraser RGPIN Imaging active volcanic systems through time 5 $21,000.00
Wu, Jianghua
Department
Grenfell Campus
Memorial Univ. of Nfld RGPIN Examining the impacts of agricultural drainage on carbon cycling of northern peatlands 5 $21,000.00
Wunch, Debra
Department
Physics (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN Canada's Impact on the Global-Scale and Urban-Scale Carbon Cycle 5 $26,000.00
Yang, Jianwen
Department
Earth Sciences
Windsor RGPIN Integrated Computational Fluid Flow Modeling in Association with the Formation of Unconformity-Related Uranium Deposits in Sedimentary Basins 5 $23,000.00
Young, R. Paul
Department
Civil Engineering
Toronto RGPIN Laboratory Controlled Experiments of Rock Fracture and Induced Seismicity 5 $29,000.00