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Ken WW Sims' Funded Research Grant History, 90k pdf file, updated 4/30/07

National Science Foundation

K.W.W. Sims, S. Humphris, and M. Tivey, “U- and Th- decay series dating of hydrothermal deposits.” Submitted to NSF OCE, August 15, 2008, $537, 028
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K.W.W. Sims, “Collaborative Research: A 210Pb paradox?” NSF-EAR 083887800, $145,900 (in collaboration with Mark Reagan).

K.W.W. Sims, “Collaborative Research: U-series constraints on the ages and petrogenesis of Lau Basin Lavas.” NSF-OCE 073248000, $76,444 (in collaboration with Charlie Langmuir).

B. Ehrenbrink,  K.W.W. Sims, S. Hart, O Rouxel, S. Thorrold - Continued Technician Support for the WHOI ICPMS Facility NSF EAR070651366: $90,000.

K.W.W. Sims, A. Soule. U-series age constraints applied to oceanic crustal genesis at 9-10°N EPR NSF-OCE 060383800: $234,163.

K.W.W. Sims, Collaborative Research: Anatomy of an Overlapping Spreading Center: Geochemical and Geological Study of the EPR 9°03'N OSC (in Collaboration with E. Klien, M. Perfit); NSF-OCE 062227800: $124,083.

K.W.W. Sims, B. Ehrenbrink, Volcanic sources of volatile Platinum Group Elements (NSF-EAR, 063824101): $270,000.

K.W.W. Sims, Collaborative Research: Evaluating the Competing Roles of Garnet and Fluid in Controlling U-Th Disequilibria in Lavas of the Aleutian Island Arc (in collaboration with G. Yogodzinski), (NSF EAR-0610671): $69,974.

K.W.W. Sims, A slow spreading ridge: 238U and 230Th excesses in Kolbeinsey Ridge basalts (NSF OCE-0422278): $290,687.

B. Ehrenbrink, K.W.W. Sims, R. François, S. Hart, S. Thorrold - Technician Support for the WHOI ICPMS Facility NSF EAR0318137: $224,200.

K.W.W. Sims Collaborative Research: Timescales of magmatic differentiation and crustal assimilation beneath Iceland: Combined U-series and oxygen isotope studies (in collaboration with K. Cooper), NSF EAR-0307123: $34,814.

K.W.W. Sims and M. Charette SGER: Melt Generation and Transport during Basalt Petrogenesis: Constraints from Measurements of 227Ac-231Pa Activity Ratios, NSF OCE-0228677: $57,006.

K.W.W. Sims, and D.J. Fornari Spatial and Temporal Variations in Mid-Ocean Ridge Basalt Geochemistry along and across the East Pacific Rise NSF OCE-0137325: $179,630.

K.W.W. Sims, Collaborative Research: U-Series Isotopic Constraints on the Rates Of Magma Genesis, Evolution and Degassing At Mt Erebus, Antarctica (in collaboration with P. Kyle), NSF OPP-0126269: $117,582.

K.W.W. Sims, S.R. Hart and D.J. Fornari U-Series Analyses of Young Lavas from the East Pacific Rise 9°48'N to 9°52'N: Using Lavas from the 1991 Eruption as a Baseline to Constrain the Nature and Timing of MORB Petrogenesis NSF OCE-9730967: $180,890.

K.W.W. Sims, Melt Generation and Transport Beneath Hawaii: Characterizing the Zero Age Plume, NSF EAR-9909473: $148,004.

K.W.W. Sims, S.R. Hart, G.E. Ravizza, B. Peucker-Ehrenbrink and M. Kurz Acquisition of a MC ICPMS for the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Dedicated to the Study of Earth and Ocean Sciences, NSF OCE-0079733: $547,011.

K.W.W. Sims Collaborative Research: U-Series Constraints on Rhyolite Genesis at Medicine Lake Volcano, (in collaboration with M. Reagan), NSF EAR-0000886: $41,262.

K.W.W. Sims Collaborative Research: A Coupled Geodynamic/Geochemical Study of the Hawaiian Plume, (in collaboration with D.J. DePaolo, J. Bryce, M Jull and N. Ribe), NSF EAR-0001924: $65,000.

K.W.W. Sims, F. Albarede, R. François. U.S. (WHOI) - France (Ecole Normale Superiour) Cooperative Research: The Actinides Proxys of Nutrients and the Tuning of Thermohaline Circulation during the Last Glacial Maximum, NSF INT-9726941: $48,000.

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

K.W.W. Sims, “Dating terrestrial carbonates in the Samail Ophiolite with implications for carbon sequestration.” WHOI Mellon Award, $47,728.

M. Tivey and K.W.W. Sims, “Constraining the Age and Evolution of an Axial Volcanic Ridge on the Mid Atlantic Ridge.” Deep Ocean Exploration Institute, $54,294.

K.W.W. Sims, Olivier Rouxel Using Nickel as a New Isotope Tracer of Oceanic Processes WHOI Mellon Award: $48,875.

K.W.W. Sims and M. Jull Investigation of an Exposed Vertical Lava Sequence in a Post-Glacial Shield Volcano in the Northern Rift Zone of Iceland, WHOI Mellon Award: $30,000.

K.W.W. Sims, and M Charette Melt Generation and Transport during Basalt Petrogenesis: Constraints from Measurements of 227Ac-231Pa Activity Ratios, WHOI Mellon Award: $29,830.

K.W.W. Sims and S.R. Hart, Mentorship proposal for Acquisition of a MC ICPMS for the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Dedicated to the Study of Earth and Ocean Sciences, WHOI, WHOI Mentorship Grant: $57,567.

Last updated: October 6, 2008
 


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