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A proposal to the Department of the Interior to Establish the Northeast Climate Science Center 3/1/12 12/31/18 North America ; United States ; Northeast United States
A Research and Decision Support Framework to Evaluation Sea-Level Rise Impacts in the Northeastern US: Sea-Level Rise and Storm Surge Projections 8/1/12 7/31/13 North America ; Woods Hole, MA ; Northeast United States
Addressing Gaps in Housing Disaster Recovery: A Training Program for the Whole Community 9/1/17 8/31/20 North America ; United States
ADVANCE at the Earth Institute 1/1/04 12/31/10 North America ; United States ; Columbia University
The Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project- The Future of Food and Farming 1/1/15 3/31/17 Africa ; Asia ; United States ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; South Asia
Air-Flow Mechanisms During Insitu Air-Sparging Operations 1/1/04 12/31/08 North America ; United States
American Gas to the Rescue? The Impact of US LNG Exports on European Security and Russian Foreign Policy 9/22/14 North America ; Asia ; United States ; Russia
An Education Center for Sustainable Engineering 1/29/07 12/3/10 North America ; United States
Arsenic and Immune Response to Influenza Vaccination in Pregnant Women and Newborns 3/1/17 11/30/21 North America ; United States ; Baltimore, MD
Arsenic Exposure, Genetic Determinants and Diabetes Risk in a Family Study 7/1/12 9/30/17 North America ; United States ; Baltimore, MD
Assessing Water-Related Risks in the Mining Sector Global ; Chile ; China ; Peru ; Philippines ; South Africa ; Australia ; United States ; Canada
Atlantic Climate Variability - Dynamics, Prediction and Hurricane Risk 7/1/17 6/30/18 North America ; United States ; Caribbean
Attributing the Causes of a Century of Wetting in the Eastern United States Using Observations, Mode 9/1/17 8/31/19 North America ; United States
Brexit's Implications for UK and European Sanctions Policy 10/4/16 Global ; Europe ; United States ; America
Building Information, Inhabitant, Interaction and Intelligent Integrated Modeling (BI5M) 10/1/18 9/30/21 North America ; United States
Business Case for Transparency North America ; Europe ; United States ; United Kingdom
Can Coal Make a Comeback? 4/25/17 North America ; United States
Characterizing Global Variability in Groundwater Arsenic 2/19/19 2/18/21 North America ; United States
China's Emergence as an Important Outward Investor and Implications for International Investment Law Asia ; North America ; China ; United States
China-US Bilateral Investment Treaty Asia ; North America ; China ; United States
Climate Informed Global Flood Risk Assessment 10/30/12 10/29/13 Global ; United States
Climate Informed regional water resources and flood risk mitigation planning 1/23/13 6/30/16 Asia ; United States
Climate Predictability of Extreme Floods in the United States 8/1/10 7/31/14 North America ; United States
Coastal SEES: Developing High Performance Green Infrastructure Systems to Sustain Coastal Cities 9/16/13 8/31/19 North America ; United States ; New York City, NY ; New York ; Bronx River Sewershed
Collaborative Research: Development of Adaptable Web Modules to Stimulate Active Learning in Hydrology Using Data and Model Simulations 10/1/11 9/30/16 North America ; United States ; Florida ; Utah ; Louisiana
Collaborative Research: DRK-12: High School Students Climate Literacy Through Epistemology of Scientific Modeling 9/1/17 8/31/21 North America ; United States
Collaborative Research: Evaluating hydrologic and ecologic responses to late-Glacial (9-33ka) abrupt climatic transitions in the coastal southwest United States 9/1/12 8/31/15 North America ; United States ; California ; Lake Elsinore, CA
Collaborative Research: Filling the Triassic geochronologic gap: A continuous cored record of continental environmental change in western North America 9/15/13 8/31/18 North America ; United States
Collaborative Research: Investigating Effects of Geologic Complexity on Induced Seismicity, using M0-M5.7 seismicity from Prague, Oklahoma 5/1/17 1/31/20 North America ; Oklahoma ; United States
Collaborative Research: P2C2-Inferring Spatio-Temporal Variations in the Risk of Extreme Precipitation in the Western United States from Tree Ring Chronologies 9/1/17 8/31/20 North America ; United States ; Western United States
Collaborative Research: Quantifying Past Water Table Depth and Hydroclimate with Dissolved Noble Gas 7/1/17 6/30/20 North America ; United States
Collaborative research: Recent northeastern united States temperature records in the Context of the Late Holocene 8/1/13 7/31/16 North America ; United States
Collaborative Research: Rifting, Magmatism, and Lithospheric Sutures; Crustal Imaging of the South Georgia Basin and Suwanee Suture 7/1/12 6/30/18 North America ; United States
Collaborative Research: Understanding Dynamic Responses to Hurricane Warnings - Implications for Communication and Research 1/1/09 12/1/12 North America ; United States
Collaborative Research: Variations and Trends in Fall Precipitation over the Central United States: Issues of Physical Mechanisms, Circulation Anomalies and Boundary Forcing 6/15/08 5/31/13 Atlantic Ocean ; Pacific Ocean ; United States
Collateral Damage: The Impact on Pakistan from US Sanctions Against Iran 7/31/17 Asia ; North America ; Middle East ; Iran ; Pakistan ; United States
Columbia Water Center's 'Aquanauts' Education Program 6/1/12 9/1/12 North America ; United States
Communicating about NOAA NOS Educational Resources and Programs through NESTA's Online and Conference Presentations, and Earth2Class Workshops 8/1/15 7/31/16 North America ; United States ; New York City, NY ; New York
Compact inexpensive micro-reformers for distributed GTL 8/1/14 3/6/17 North America ; United States
Consensus for Action: Towards a More Effective EU Sanctions Policy 11/28/18 Global ; Europe ; North America ; United States
Considerations for the Treatment of Energy in the US–EU Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership 9/10/15 Europe ; North America ; United States
Consortium for Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast (CCRUN) 10/1/10 9/30/16 North America ; Northeast United States ; New York City, NY ; Philadelphia, PA ; Boston, MA
Coupling technology and organizational dynamics to induce energy efficient behavior 1/1/08 12/31/09 North America ; United States
Create a Foursquare for Development 11/1/13 4/30/15 North America ; United States ; New York ; New York City, NY
Cuba: US Sanctions Policy After the Embargo 11/29/16 North America ; United States ; Cuba
Cutting Edge ICT : How ICT is Poised to Change the Delivery of Energy Services - a 1.5 Day Event 8/1/17 12/31/18 North America ; United States ; Washington, DC
CWC Aquanauts Education Program 6/1/12 12/31/13 Global ; North America ; United States
Decisions from Experience and the Role of Feedback in Environmental Decisions 9/1/12 8/31/14 North America ; United States
Development and testing of a multi-model ensemble prediction system for sub-monthly forecasts 5/1/15 4/30/18 North America ; United States
Development of Dynamic Flood Forecasting Model Based on Large Scale Climatic Information 9/1/10 8/31/13 Asia ; United States ; East Asia
Diagnostics, Trends and Climate Model Projections of U.S. Summer Heat Waves 8/1/14 4/30/19 North America ; United States
Difficulties in Easing Sanctions on Myanmar 4/13/16 Global ; Asia ; North America ; Myanmar ; United States
Distributional Implications of a Carbon Tax 7/17/18 North America ; United States
Do Low Oil Prices Undermine US Passenger Vehicle Fuel Economy Standards? 7/19/16 North America ; United States
Eager: Collaborative Research: EarthCube Building Blocks, Leveraging Semantics and Linked Data for Geoscience Data Sharing and Discovery 9/15/13 8/31/15 North America ; United States
Community Economic Recovery from Disasters 10/1/16 3/31/21 North America ; United States
Electric Vehicle Charging in China and the United States 2/5/19 Global ; North America ; Asia ; United States ; China
Emissions, Energy, and Economic Implications of the Curbelo Carbon Tax Proposal 7/19/18 North America ; United States
Energy and Environmental Implications of a Carbon Tax on the United States 7/17/18 North America ; United States
Energy Programming NYC 3/24/10 3/23/13 North America ; United States ; New York ; New York City, NY
Enhancing Financial Literacy of Individuals and Businesses for Post-Disaster Recovery 9/1/18 8/31/21 North America ; United States
Enhancing Food Security of Underserved Populations in the Northeast through Sustainable Regional Food Systems 3/1/11 2/28/17 North America ; United States ; Northeast United States
Evaluating How Dry Deposition Influences Eastern U.S. Ozone. Aerosols, and Precursors: Mean Contribu 8/1/14 7/31/19 North America ; United States
Evaluation of Public Health System Response to Hurricane Sandy in NYC Area 9/30/13 9/29/15 North America ; United States ; New York ; New York City, NY
Evaluation of the Impact of Changing Climate on Food Security Through Global Agriculture Models 9/24/10 9/23/15 Global ; United States
Examining the mechanisms of species responses to climate change: Are there biological thresholds? 9/1/16 8/31/18 North America ; Northeast United States ; Midwest United States
Financing Solar and Wind Power: Insights From Oil and Gas 3/20/17 North America ; United States
For Production Cuts, Oil Market Looks to OPEC, but OPEC Looks Toward US Shale 10/17/14 North America ; Asia ; Africa ; United States ; Libya ; Saudi Arabia
Forward and Inverse Modeling the Neogene Evolution of the NJ Continental Margin Based on Results from IODP EXP 313 4/23/10 10/3/12 Atlantic Ocean ; New Jersey ; United States
From precipitation thresholds identification to planning Helping communities plan and adapt to future extreme events 7/1/16 6/30/19 North America ; New England ; Connecticut ; United States
Global Consortium on Climate and Health Education 1/1/17 7/31/18 North America ; United States
Global Consortium on Climate and Health Education 7/1/18 6/30/19 North America ; United States
GSK IMPACT GRANT for Healthy Resilient and Prepared Communities 4/1/15 9/30/18 North America ; United States ; Washington County, AR ; New Hanover County, NC ; Robeson County, NC ; Putnam County, NY ; Puerto Rico
Harnessing the big data and machine learning revolution to model wildfire across the western United States North America ; Western United States
Health Effects and Geochemistry of Arsenic - Core G 5/16/17 3/31/18 Asia ; North America ; Bangladesh ; United States
Health Effects and Geochemistry of Arsenic and Manganese - Administrative Core 6/1/00 3/31/17 Asia ; North America ; Bangladesh ; United States
Health Effects and Geochemistry of Arsenic and Manganese - Research Translation - Golden 6/1/00 8/14/17 Asia ; North America ; Bangladesh ; United States
Hurricane Interactive Track Simulator with Wind and Precipitation Scenarios 3/30/18 3/29/21 North America ; Atlantic Ocean ; United States ; Gulf of Mexico
Identifying Thresholds for Humanitarian Action in Response to Seasonal Rainfall Forecasts 8/1/14 7/31/16 Global ; Central America ; United States ; Caribbean
If You Build It, Will They Come? The Competitiveness of US LNG in Overseas Markets 11/22/16 Global ; United States
Increasing the Global Climate Change Team's Technical Support Capacity to Global Climate Change, Adaptation, and Development Issues 8/6/11 8/5/14 Global ; Washington, DC ; New York City, NY ; New York ; United States
Interactions between a Federal Carbon Tax and Other Climate Policies 3/6/19 North America ; United States
Issue Brief: A Sanctions Approach to "Plan B" for the Iran Nuclear Problem 3/27/15 Asia ; North America ; Iran ; United States
Issue Brief: Implications of New Oil Sanctions on Iran 3/2/15 Asia ; North America ; Iran ; United States
Issue Brief: The Future of Economic Sanctions in a Global Economy 5/21/15 North America ; United States
Maintenance of the Hudson River Environmental Conditions Observing System (HRECOS) station at Piermont 1/1/15 12/31/20 North America ; United States ; Piermont, NY ; Hudson River, NY ; New York
Making Sense of the Trump Administration's Fuel Economy Standard Rollback 4/18/18 North America ; United States
Mapping Variability in the Thermo-mechanical Structure of the North American Plate and Upper Mantle 9/1/17 8/31/19 North America ; United States
MESA: The Metropolitan Evacuation Simulation Application 9/1/13 10/1/14 North America ; United States ; New York ; New York City, NY
Mining & Water Risk: Diagnosis, Benchmarking and Quantitative Analysis of Financial Impacts 7/1/14 12/31/17 Global ; United States ; Chile ; Canada ; Australia ; Peru
Moving Towards 100% Renewable Energy: Drivers Behind City Policies and Pledges 6/1/17 4/24/18 North America ; United States
Navigating the US Oil Export Debate 1/16/15 North America ; United States
New Realities, New Risks: Rethinking the Strategic Petroleum Reserve 5/30/18 North America ; United States
New Rochelle Urban Design Study 7/1/13 10/31/14 North America ; United States ; New York ; New Rochelle, NY
Next Generation Models Groundwork 12/19/13 2/28/15 Global ; United States
Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector Borne Diseases 12/30/16 12/29/18 North America ; United States ; Northeast United States
NYC DOHMH Performance Measure Development 7/1/16 9/30/16 North America ; United States ; New York
NYC DOHMH Performance Measure Development - Phase II 9/15/16 6/30/17 North America ; United States ; New York City, NY ; New York
Organic Thermal Maturity of SAFOD Fault Rocks 2/1/12 1/31/16 Global ; California ; United States
P2C2: Decomposition and Reconstruction of Drought Variability Across the Continental United States and Northern Mexico 8/1/17 7/31/20 North America ; United States ; Mexico
Participatory Interventions to Reduce Arsenic Exposure in American Indian Communities 6/1/16 3/31/20 North America ; United States ; Baltimore, MD
People Building Better Cities: Participation and Inclusive Urbanization 10/1/12 1/4/14 Global ; Bangkok, Thailand ; Rio de Janiero, Brazil ; Sydney, Australia ; Johannesburg, South Africa ; Nairobi, Kenya ; India ; Beijing ; Shanghai, China ; Cincinnati, OH ; New York ; United States
Performance Measure and Dashboard Development for NYC Healthcare System (HPP 44) 9/15/17 6/30/18 North America ; United States ; New York ; New York City, NY
PG&E: Market and Policy Perspectives on the First Climate Change Bankruptcy 8/15/19 North America ; United States
Philanthropy and Society 9/1/17 9/1/18 North America ; United States
Piermont Hydrological and Meteorological Station and Data Management 10/1/13 12/31/14 North America ; United States ; Piermont, NY
Program on Child Well-being and Resilience 6/30/14 6/30/17 North America ; United States
Project to Create a Virtual Simulation System for Research and Education on Debris-Flow Preparation and Evacuation Behaviors 9/1/12 1/31/15 North America ; United States
Quantifying Risks From Changing U.S. PM2.5 Distributions Due to Climate Variability and Warming with Large Multi-Model Ensembles and High-Resolution Downscaling 1/1/16 12/31/20 North America ; United States
Quantifying the fundamental behavior of green roofs in an urban environment 7/1/09 6/30/13 North America ; United States
Railroads, Utilities, and Free Parking: What the Evolution of Transport Monopolies Tells Us About the Power Network of the Future 11/1/16 North America ; United States
RCN-SEES: Network for Utilization of Social Science Research on Sustainability and Energy (NUSSRoSE) 1/1/12 10/31/14 North America ; United States
Reducing plug-load electricity footprint of residential buildings through low-cost, non-intrusive sub-metering and personalized feedback technology 9/1/16 9/30/20 North America ; United States
Reforming the Renewable Fuel Standard 2/27/18 North America ; United States
Reserve Base Lending and the Outlook for Shale Oil and Gas Finance 5/3/17 North America ; United States
Resilient Children/Resilient Communities Initiative 12/5/18 12/4/20 North America ; United States
Sabin Colloquium on Innovative Environmental Law Scholarship 5/7/12 7/31/13 North America ; United States
Save the Childrens Resilient and Ready Communities Initiative 5/3/13 9/30/14 North America ; United States
Save The Children's Resilient and Ready Communities Initiative 8/1/14 7/31/15 North America ; United States
SDSN-Earth Institute Ericsson collaboration on ICT for Post-2015 Sustainable Development 1/1/15 6/15/16 North America ; United States ; New York ; New York City, NY
Six Months Later: Assessing the Implementation of the Iran Nuclear Deal 7/14/16 Asia ; North America ; Iran ; United States
SLOAN-NYC School Safety Phase 1 5/1/15 10/31/15 North America ; United States ; New York ; New York City, NY
Solar Together: A Proposal 4/26/16 Asia ; North America ; Europe ; United States
Source attribution using satelite products and models to inform air quality planning and health accountability 8/11/16 8/10/20 North America ; United States
Strategic Community Partnerships, Philanthropy, and Nongovernmental Organizations 11/1/18 11/1/19 North America ; United States
Sub X Continuation 8/1/18 7/31/20 North America ; United States
Supporting Regional Implementation of Integrated Climate Resilience: Consortium for Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast (CCRUN) 9/1/15 8/31/21 North America ; Northeast United States
Supporting the Multibeam Sonar Systems of the U.S. Academic Research Fleet: Coordinating Operations to Optimize Data Quality 4/15/15 3/31/19 North America ; United States
Sustainability Policy: Hastening the Transition to a Cleaner Economy 1/27/15 Global ; United States
Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) 11/1/15 10/31/17 North America ; United States
Sustainable Engineering Graduate Scholars Program - Diversifying the Pipeline to the PhD 1/1/12 12/31/17 North America ; United States ; New York City, NY ; New York
The Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project (AgMIP) 3/1/11 2/28/14 Africa ; Asia ; United States ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; South Asia
The Development of Climate-Informed Decision-Support Tools for the Prevention and Control of Aedes-Borne Diseases in the US and Transboundary Regions 9/1/18 8/31/19 North America ; United States ; Caribbean
The Effects of Carbon Tax Policies on the US Economy and the Welfare of Households 7/17/18 North America ; United States
The Energy, Economic, and Emissions Impacts of a Federal US Carbon Tax 7/17/18 North America ; United States
The Future of Nuclear Energy - A Three-Part Series 3/31/17 Global ; Asia ; Europe ; Europe ; United States ; China ; India
The Gulf Coast Children's Initiative 1/1/13 6/30/17 North America ; United States ; Gulf Coast
The Hudson River Flood Hazard Decision Support System: Accurate Modeling of Flood Zones for Combined Sea Level, Rise, Storm Surge and Rain 1/15/13 12/31/18 North America ; United States ; New York City, NY ; New York ; Hudson River, NY
The Impact of US LNG on Russian Natural Gas Export Policy 12/17/18 Global ; Europe ; United States ; Russia
The Implications of Lower Oil Prices for the US Economy Amid the Shale Boom 12/4/14 North America ; United States
The New Geopolitics of Energy 9/15/15 North America ; United States
The Renewable Fuel Standard: A Path Forward 4/15/15 North America ; United States
The Risk of Fiscal Collapse in Coal-Reliant Communities 7/15/19 North America ; United States
The Role of Science in Climate Change Adaptation Funding 11/1/10 3/1/14 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; United States
The US Shale Gas Revolution and Its Impact on Qatar's Position in Gas Markets 3/26/15 Asia ; North America ; Qatar ; United States
They Might Be Giants: Emerging LNG Importers Are Reshaping the Waterborne Gas Market 11/16/17 Global ; Asia ; Europe ; United States ; Japan ; Australia
Tools and Information for the Lives of Children on the Move 5/8/18 7/8/19 North America ; United States
Training Solutions: Transitioning Disaster Survivors from Temporary to Permanent Housing 9/1/18 8/31/21 North America ; United States
Transatlantic Sanctions Policy: From the 1982 Soviet Gas Pipeline Episode to Today 3/22/19 Europe ; North America ; United States
Undergraduate Research Program to Promote Diversity in EHS 4/2/15 3/31/20 North America ; United States ; Columbia University Environmental Health Sciences Department
Understanding Resilience Attributes for Children, Youth, and Community in the Wake of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill 1/1/16 12/31/19 North America ; United States ; Gulf Coast
US Carbon Tax Design: Options and Implications 1/16/18 North America ; United States
US Energy Diplomacy 3/1/18 South America ; North America ; United States
Vulnerability of the U.S. Atlantic coast to hazards associated with extreme weather storms 1/16/14 1/15/18 North America ; United States ; Atlantic Coast
Weather regime diagnostic tools for sub-monthly ensemble forecasts 1/1/17 12/31/18 North America ; United States
WSC-Category 3 Collaborative: America's Water-The Changing Landscape of Risk, Competing Demands and Climate 8/1/14 7/31/19 North America ; United States ; Texas ; California ; Midwest United States
Innovative Disaster Recovery Strategies for Interim and Permanent Housing Construction 9/30/19 9/30/22 North America ; United States
NASA DEVELOP National Program North America ; United States
NMME: A US National Multi-Model Ensemble ISI Prediction System North America ; United States
PRISM 9/1/19 8/31/21 North America ; United States
SCEC5 USGS Year 3 Research Collaboration at the Columbia University 2/1/19 1/31/20 North America ; United States
RAPID: Examining How Access to Green Space Impacts Subjective Well-Being During the COVID-19 Pandemic 7/1/20 6/30/21 North America ; United States
China and economic sanctions: Where does Washington have leverage? 10/8/19 Asia ; North America ; China ; United States
Reconsidering US Nuclear Cooperation Agreements 3/24/20 North America ; United States
Decarbonizing Space Heating with Air Source Heat Pumps 12/19/19 North America ; United States ; Atlanta, GA ; San Diego, CA ; Fargo, ND
Electric Vehicle Penetration and Its Impact On Global Oil Demand: A Survey of 2019 Forecast Trends 12/17/19 North America ; United States
In Dire Straits? Implications of US-Iran Tensions for the Global Oil Market 11/21/19 North America ; Global ; United States ; Iran
The Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change 11/13/19 Global ; North America ; United States
An Assessment of the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act 11/6/19 North America ; United States
Economic Volatility in Oil Producing Regions: Impacts and Federal Policy Options 10/30/19 North America ; United States
Origins of Environmental Law 9/1/15 12/28/15 North America ; United States
The Law and Science of Climate Change Attribution 12/1/19 11/30/20 North America ; United States
Collaborative Research: Optimization of the Multibeam Sonar Systems of the U.S. Academic Fleet through Coordinated System Testing, Tool Development, and Community Outreach 7/1/19 6/30/24 North America ; United States
GeoPRISMS Data Legacy Workshop: New York, NY - Spring 2020 12/1/19 11/30/20 North America ; United States
Reforming the National Flood Insurance Program 10/10/17 10/9/18 North America ; United States
The Cities Climate Law Initiative 4/1/19 3/31/21 North America ; United States
Community Resiliency Initiative Technical Assistance 9/15/15 4/21/17 North America ; United States ; Florida
Climate Deregulation Tracker North America ; United States
Silencing Science Tracker 11/1/16 North America ; United States
Legal Pathways to Deep Decarbonization in the United States North America ; United States
New York State and New York City Climate Law Trackers North America ; United States ; New York ; New York City
Strengthening Nuclear Energy Cooperation between the United States and its Allies 7/28/20 Global ; United States
Eco-social interactions influencing human exposure to ticks and the Lyme disease agent in anthropogenic landscapes 1/1/18 12/31/21 North America ; United States ; New York ; New York City, NY ; Staten Island, NY
EAGER: Collaborative Research: Rapid Production of Geospatial Network Inputs for Spatially Explicit Epidemiologic Modeling of COVID-19 in the USA 6/1/20 5/31/21 North America ; United States ; New York ; Los Angeles, CA
IPA: Updating and Extending Scaling Analysis for the Next US National Seismic Hazard Map 6/1/20 5/31/21 North America ; United States