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Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Estuarine Sediment Dynamics

CHSD Estuarine Sediment Dynamics Grants and Contracts:

Apr 2011 - Mar 2014, "Improved observation, analysis and modeling of fine sediment dynamics in turbid, biologically active coastal environments." National Science Foundation, Division of Ocean Sciences. C.T. Friedrichs, Principal Investigator, $644,025. Year 1 Annual Report

Oct 2008 - Sep 2009, "Estuarine suspended sediment loads and sediment budgets in tributaries of Chesapeake Bay." US Army Corps, Baltimore District. J. Herman, Principal Investigator, C.T. Friedrichs, Co-Principal Investigator, $48,868. Final Report

Jan 2006 - Dec 2011, "Collaborative research: A real-time and rapid response observing system for the study of physical and biological controls on muddy seabed deposition, reworking and resuspension." National Science Foundation, Division of Ocean Sciences. C.T. Friedrichs, Principal Investigator, $2,335,400. Final Report

Oct 2003 - Sep 2006, "Development of a sediment transport model for the Chesapeake Bay: Supporting physical data." US Army Corps, Engineer Research and Development Center. C.T. Friedrichs, Principal Investigator, $248,619. Final Report

Mar 2000 - Feb 2005, "CAREER: Sediment dynamics of a microtidal partially-mixed estuary" National Science Foundation, Division of Ocean Sciences. C.T. Friedrichs, Principal Investigator, $499,978. Final Report

Aug 2001, "Oyster shell dredge monitoring" Virginia Marine Resources Commission. C.T. Friedrichs, Principal Investigator, $6,100. Final Report

Nov 2000 - Oct 2004, "Collaborative proposal: How do estuarine turbidity maxima entrap particles, retain zooplankton, and promote recruitment of fish? " National Science Foundation, Division of Ocean Sciences. C.T. Friedrichs, Principal Investigator, $217,512. Final Report

Jan 1998 - Dec 2000, "Transport and fate of sediment-associated polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and trace elements in the Elizabeth River". Chesapeake Bay Environmental Effects Committee, Sea Grant. R. Dickhut, Principal Investigator, C.T. Friedrichs, Co-Principal Investigator, $455,247.

Jan 1996 - Dec 1998, "Biological mediation of material fluxes across the sediment-water interface in estuaries and coastal systems: An expansion". Office of Naval Research, Harbor Processes Program. L.C. Schaffner and L.D. Wright, Principal Investigators, C.T. Friedrichs, Investigator, $988,793.

Jan 1993 - Sep 1994, "Physical and biological mechanisms influencing the development and evolution of sedimentary structure". Naval Research Laboratory, Coastal Benthic Boundary Layer Special Research Project. L.D. Wright, Principal Investigator, C.T. Friedrichs, Investigator, $236,970.