Table is not inclusive of all active SFWS research projects, but is representative of those which received private or extramural funding within the past year.

PI/COPI NAMEPI/COPIPROJECT TITLESPONSORFED. AGENCY
Alexander, HeatherCOPIDevelopment of a spatially-explicit model to improve longleaf regenerationAlabama Agriculture Experimental Station
Alexander, HeatherCOPIImpacts of hurricane-fire interactions in coastal habitats on estuarine-terrestrial carbon dynamics and restoration managementAlabama Coastal Area Management Program
Alexander, HeatherPIFunctional ecology of pyrophytes and mesophytes of upland mixed forests.USDA Forest Service
Alexander, HeatherPICharacterizing zones of influences of overstory trees under different fire management strategies.Jones Center at Ichauway
Alexander, HeatherPIUnderstanding mechanism of prescribed fire in longleaf pine and associated forest typesTall Timbers Research Station and Land Conservancy and USDA Forest Service
Alexander, HeatherPICollaborative Research: Fire Influences on Forest Recovery and Associated Climate Feedbacks in the Siberian Arctic.National Science Foundation
Anderson, Christopher PIHydrologic and community dynamics associated with tidal freshwater forested wetlands along the lower Apalachicola RiverFlorida Department of Environmental ProtectionUSDC-NOAA
Aspinwall, MikePIHow do temperature adaptation and acclimation regulate photosynthetic and respiratory temperature responses in switchgrass?USDA - NIFA-National Institute of Food & Agriculture
Barlow, Rebecca PIForestry program inventory and supportDOD - US Army - Corps of Engineers
Ditchkoff, StephenPIImpacts of wild pigs on wildlife and the environmentUSDA - APHIS-Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
Ditchkoff, StephenCOPICommunity Based Wildlife Management in EswatiniAuburn Intramural Grant Program
Ditchkoff, Stephen COPINational Damage Assessment for the Feral Swine Eradication and Control Pilot Program (FSCP)USDA-NRCS - Natural Resource Conservation Service
Dunning, KellyPIA participatory study on how policy makers and marginalized communities in the American South consume and act on scientific information in the context of COVID-19NSF-National Science Foundation
Dunning, Kelly COPIA coupled natural-human framework for risk assessment of coastal communities from land-use and climate changeNAS - National Academy of Sciences
Dunning, KellyPIValuing Reef Ecosystem Services: Centering Community Voices to Mitigate HazardsNatural Hazards Center Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Mitigation Matters Award
Dunning, KellyCOPIBalancing the lifecycle of energy with the quality of life needs associated with clean air and water, climate change, and physical activitySloan Foundation
Dunning, KellyPICommunity Based Wildlife Management in EswatiniAuburn Intramural Grant Program
Dunning, KellyPIHow does coral reef conservation impact resilience of communities in low income areas?National Center for Atmospheric Research, NCAR (UC Boulder)
Dunning, Kelly PIEarly Career Research FellowshipNAS - National Academy of Sciences
Eckhardt, Lori PIForest Health CooperativeIndustry Sponsored
Eckhardt, Lori PISudden oak death (Phytophthora ramorum) detection survey (stream sampling)USDA - Forest Service
Enebak, Scott PISouthern Forest Nursery Management CooperativeIndustry Sponsored
Enebak, Scott COPISudden oak death (Phytophthora ramorum) detection survey (stream sampling)USDA - Forest Service
Fan, ZhaofeiCOPICombining multispectral imagery, airborne lidar and field inventory for invasive species management in Alabama’s coastal areasAlabama Agriculture Experimental Station
Fan, ZhaofeiPIDevelopment of a spatially-explicit model to improve longleaf regenerationAlabama Agriculture Experimental Station
Fan, ZhaofeiPIIntegrating FIA/FHM data with site-specific studies to evaluate the effect of site, stand factors and extreme environmental stresses on oak decline to develop mitigation methods of oak decline in the east United StatesUSDA Forest Service
Fan, ZhaofeiCOPITree growth modulated interactively by multi-drivers and its climate sensitive mechanism of Mongolian pine natural forests on the latitude gradientNatural Science Foundation of China
Gallagher, Thomas COPIForest Residue LogisticsUSDA - NIFA - National Institute of Food & Agriculture
Gallagher, Thomas PIDowned timber research - ForestryUSDA - Forest Service
Gilbert, John COPIWildland Firefighter Apprenticeship Program (WFAP) delivery site - Task Order #02, FA11USDA - Forest Service
Gitzen, Robert COPINWTF: Effects of early growing season prescribed fire on eastern wild turkeys in the Talladega National ForestNational Wild Turkey Federation
Gitzen, Robert PIWaterfowl abundance in the Alabama Tennessee river valley: Hunting pressure effects and assessment of operational survey monitoring alternativesADCNR - Alabama Dept of Conservation & Natural ResourcesUSDI-FWS
Gulsby, William PIImplications of mid-rotation pine plantation treatments for wildlife habitat and stand profitability: A research prospectus on campusADCNR - Alabama Dept of Conservation & Natural ResourcesUSDI-FWS
Gulsby, William PINWTF: Effects of early growing season prescribed fire on eastern wild turkeys in the Talladega National ForestNational Wild Turkey Federation
Gulsby, William COPIWaterfowl abundance in the Alabama Tennessee river valley: Hunting pressure effects and assessment of operational survey monitoring alternativesADCNR - Alabama Dept of Conservation & Natural ResourcesUSDI-FWS
Hall, Richard COPIA coupled natural-human framework for risk assessment of coastal communities from land-use and climate changeNAS - National Academy of Sciences
Kalin, LatifCOPIA coupled natural-human framework for risk assessment of coastal communities from land-use and climate changeNAS - National Academy of Sciences
Kalin, LatifCOPIAgricultural water security through sustainable use of the Floridan aquifer: An integrated assessment of economic and environmental impactsUniversity of FloridaUSDA-NIFA
Kalin, LatifCOPIBuilding resilience for oysters, blue crab and spotted sea trout to environmental trends and variability in the Gulf of MexicoUniversity of South AlabamaUSDC-NOAA
Kalin, LatifPICoupling SWAT and WetQual for improved N, P, and C processing in wetland dominated agricultural watershedsUSDA - NIFA - National Institute of Food & Agriculture
Kalin, LatifPILinking watershed nutrient loads to Laizhou Bay water quality indicators: Development and validation of stressor-response modelsOcean University of China
Kalin, LatifPIWetland hydrology and nutrient modelingPegasus Technical Services, Inc.EPA
Kumar, SanjivCOPIA coupled natural-human framework for risk assessment of coastal communities from land-use and climate changeNAS - National Academy of Sciences
Kumar, SanjivPIFACT: Interactive deep learning platform and multi-source data integration for improved soil moisture forecastingUSDA - NIFA-National Institute of Food & Agriculture
Kush, John COPIEffects of vegetation management in southeastern United States electric transmission line right of ways on pollinating insectsEPRI - Electric Power Research Institute
Lockaby, GraemeCOPIImpacts of wild pigs on wildlife and the environmentUSDA - APHIS-Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
Lockaby, GraemeCOPIMeasuring impacts of wild pig removal in AlabamaAlabama Soil and Water Conservation CommitteeUSDA-NIFA
Loewenstein, Edward PIEcological forest monitoring at Fort BenningDOD - US Army
Maggard, Adam COPIForest inventory basics for family forest landowners, a handbook for landownersBradley/Murphy Forestry & Natural Resources Extension Trust
Maggard, Adam COPIForestry program inventory and supportDOD - US Army - Corps of Engineers
Martin, JoelPIWildland Firefighter Apprenticeship Program (WFAP) delivery site - Minimum guaranteeUSDA - Forest Service
McGowan, Conor PICoop Ag. No 1434-01HQRU1550 for operation for AL Cooperative Research UnitADCNR - Alabama Dept of Conservation & Natural ResourcesUSDI-USGS
Morse, WaydePIUse of R3 Recommended Actions in Strategic Planning to Address Minority Freshwater Fishing ParticipationADCNR: Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division
Morse, Wayde COPIA coupled natural-human framework for risk assessment of coastal communities from land-use and climate changeNAS - National Academy of Sciences
Morse, Wayde PIRevisiting and Revitalizing the National Survey on Recreation and the Environment [NSRE]USDA Forest Service: Pacific Northwest Research Station
Morse, Wayde PIEvaluating the promise and potential impacts of R3 efforts targeting college studentsNorth Carolina State UniversityUSDA-FWS
Narine, LanaPICombining multispectral imagery, airborne lidar and field inventory for invasive species management in Alabama's coastal areasAlabama Agriculture Experimental Station
Narine, Lana COPIForestry program inventory and supportDOD - US Army - Corps of Engineers
Pan, SusanSPNSF US-Africa Collaborative Research Network in Mathematical SciencesNSF - National Science Foundation
Pan, SusanCOPINSF INFEWS U.S.-China: Integrated systems modeling for sustainable FEW Nexus under multi-factor global changes: Innovative Comparison between the Yellow River and Mississippi River BasinsNSF - National Science Foundation
Pan, SusanCOPIAddressing Resiliency to Climate Related Hazards and Disasters Through Data Informed Decision MakingNSF - National Science Foundation
Peng, YuchengPIManufacturing of polypropylene composites with improved toughness using nanocelluloseAlabama Agricultural Experiment Station - Production Agriculture Research
Peng, YuchengPIDowned timber research - ForestryUSDA - Forest Service
Peresin, SoledadCOPICellulose Nanocrystals: A Versatile Platform for the Detection of Allergens and Emerging ContaminantsAFRI-NIFA
Peresin, SoledadCOPIAdvanced biosensors from forest product and agricultural resourcesADECA - Alabama Dept of Economic & Community Affairs
Peresin, SoledadPIDevelopment of soybean hulls-based beads for controlled release fertilizersPAR
Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station, AU
Peresin, SoledadPIAntimicrobial cellulose-based systems for E.coli removal from water bodiesAuburn University Undergraduate Research Fellowships
Peresin, SoledadPIInvestigation of potential flocculation/coagulation strategies to treat contaminants in concrete washwatersCADC Seed Grant-IGP, Auburn University
Peresin, SoledadPICAREER: Unlocking the potential of natural polymers for efficient removal of emerging contaminants from drinking waterNational Science Foundation
Peresin, SoledadPICellulose nanomaterials from downtimber to facilitate fertilizer and pesticide application in forestry and agricultureUSDA - Forest Service
Peresin, SoledadPIDewatering of nanocellulose suspensions
Peresin, SoledadPIBio-based long lasting Insecticidal nets for malaria control
Peresin, SoledadPIFundamental study on soy-based proteins denaturalization
Peresin, SoledadPISilk-based proteins/nanocellulose composite materials for water remediation and tissue engineering scaffold
Peresin, SoledadPIElectrodeposition of bio-based polymers on aluminum foams for tissue engineering scaffolds
Peresin, SoledadPIMethod for fire retardancy determination on wood-based panels
Peresin, SoledadPILignin nanoparticles-based coatings for UV-protection of mass timber products
Peresin, SoledadPICellulose-based hydrogels development for removal of dyes, metal ions and emerging contaminants
Peresin, SoledadPIBiodegradable polymers-nanocellulose composite films for food packaging applications
Peresin, SoledadPINanocellulose-based adhesives systems for wood composites
Peresin, SoledadPIEnhancing the involvement of minorities in environmental science education
Peresin, SoledadPIPectins as rheology modifiers in resol resins
Peresin, SoledadCOPIBio-based materials to improve ELISA detection for Anopheles mosquitoes and their potential to develop cost-effective sustainable paper assays
Shepard, James PICESU: Forest management, assessment, inventory and applied silvicultural activities on R-4 refugesUSDI - FWS - Fish & Wildlife Service
Smith, MarkPIAvian depredation impacts to farmed shrimp in AlabamaUSDA - APHIS-Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
Smith, Mark COPIImpacts of wild pigs on wildlife and the environmentUSDA - APHIS-Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
Smith, Mark PINational Damage Assessment for the Feral Swine Eradication and Control Pilot Program (FSCP)USDA - NRCS - Natural Resource Conservation Service
Smith, Mark PIMeasuring impacts of wild pig removal in AlabamaAlabama Soil and Water Conservation CommitteeUSDA-NRCS
Steury, ToddPIIntegrating engineering theory and biological measures to model stress resilience, damage, and fitness-related consequencesNSF-National Science Foundation
Steury, Todd PIExamination of black bear reproduction ecology in Alabama; use of denning habitat, den structure and cub recruitmentADCNR - Alabama Dept of Conservation & Natural ResourcesUSDI-FWS
Tian, HanqinCOPIBuilding capacity for the DOISoutheast Climate Science Center to co-produce actionable science focused on global change impacts to natural resources (Hosting the Southeast Climate Science Center)North Carolina State UniversityUSDI-USGS
Tian, HanqinPICan Asia feed its people? Constraints from resources, technology and economy in the context of global climate changeCarnegie Corp. of New York
Tian, HanqinPICHRP2016: Predicted impacts of climate change on the success of alternative management actions in the Chesapeake Bay using multiple community models in support of hypoxia management decision-makingVirginia Institute of Marine ScienceUSDC-NOAA
Tian, HanqinCOPIHosting the Southeast Climate Science CenterNorth Carolina State UniversityUSDI-USGS
Tian, HanqinPINGOMEX 2016: Using Linked Models to Predict the Impacts of Hypoxia on Gulf Coast Fisheries Under Scenarios of Watershed and River ManagementNOAA/LSU
Tian, HanqinPIINFEWS U.S.-China: Integrated systems modeling for sustainable FEW nexus under multi-factor global changes: Innovative comparison between the Yellow River and Mississippi River BasinsNSF - National Science Foundation
Tian, HanqinPIQuantifying nitrous oxide emissions from Chinese aquaculture systemsOcean University of China
Via, Brian PIDowned timber research - ForestryUSDA - Forest Service
Via, Brian PILiquid and supercritical CO2 extraction of sludgeLeonardo Technologies, Inc.DOE
Via, Brian PISoy flour subsitution in particleboard and fiberboardSmithBucklin Corporation
Via, Brian PIUse of soy flour in engineered wood products in AlabamaAlabama Soybean Producers (ALFA)
Willoughby, JannaPIAre malaria vectors evolving behavioral shifts in response to our treatment efforts? Analysis of current effects and predictions for future mitigation measures
Willoughby, JannaPIModels, parameters, and data choices influence how genomic data from non-model organisms informs extinction risk
Willoughby, JannaPILinking field and molecular data to understand mate choice: blue tooth tracking backpacks and whole genome sequencing
Willoughby, JannaPIA participatory study on how policy makers and marginalized communities in the American South consume and act on scientific information in the context of COVID-19NSFNSF
Willoughby, JannaCOPIQuantifying the genomic effects of migrants in small populations: when should we be worried about genome swamping?
Willoughby, JannaPIHow can we effectively use epigenomic data and in ecology?
Willoughby, JannaPIWhat determines fitness in banner-tailed kangaroo rats? Integration of runs of homozygosity, remote sensing, and modelingNSFNSF
Willoughby, JannaPIAssessing the genetic relationship of the Mulchatna (Alaska) caribou herdAlaska Department of Fish and Game
Willoughby, JannaPIDevelopment of a banner-tailed kangaroo rat (Dipodomys spectabilis) reference genome
Willoughby, JannaPIInteraction of environmental, genomic, and epigenomic determinants of fitness Auburn Research Support Program
Willoughby, JannaPIComparison and modeling of survey approaches to monitor wildlife population abundance
Willoughby, Janna COPIA participatory study on how policy makers and marginalized communities in the American South consume and act on scientific information in the context of COVID-19NSF-National Science Foundation