PREVIOUS PROJECTS

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PROJECT FUNDING


  • 1985-Woodward-Clyde-Chevron CO2/PO4 Pipe-line Pollen Investigations ($5,525).
  • 1986-1988-U.S. Forest Service-Silvies Valley Prehistory and Paleoenvironments ($8,000). Co Pis with K. Reid and J. Drapper.
  • 1987-1990-State of Nevada-Yucca Mountain Paleoenvironmental Studies ($478,825). PI-P. Wigand.
  • 1990-1993-Southern California Edison-Conference on climate history of the last 2,000 years in southern California ($100,000). Co-PI with M. Rose. 
  • 1991-1992-U. S. Park Service-Preparation of Global Change Plan for Great Basin National Park ($18,000). Co-PI with M. Rose.
  • 1992-NSF-High-Resolution Paleoclimate and Paleomagnetic Records from the Middle to Late Pleistocene, Nonmarine Sediments in South-Central Oregon ($228,708 Total over two years). Co-PIs R. Negrini, California State University, Bakersfield and A. Cohen, University of Arizona.
  • 1993-DOE-Great Basin Paleoenvironmental Studies Project, Yucca Mountain Highlevel Nuclear Waste Storage Program Site Characterization ($799,647). PI-P. Wigand.
  • 1994-DOE-Great Basin Paleoenvironmental Studies Project, Yucca Mountain Highlevel Nuclear Waste Storage Program Site Characterization ($950,113). PI-P. Wigand.
  • 1995-DOE/TRW- Great Basin Paleoenvironmental Studies Project, Yucca Mountain Highlevel Nuclear Waste Storage Program Site Characterization ($331,796). PI-P. Wigand.
  • 1996-DOE/TRW- Great Basin Paleoenvironmental Studies Project, Yucca Mountain Highlevel Nuclear Waste Storage Program Site Characterization ($108,000). PI-P. Wigand
  • 1996-1998-U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service-Grays Lake N.W.R., Idaho: Climate and fire history in a marsh setting ($15,000). PI-P. Wigand
  • 1996-Archaeological and Historical Survey of Eastern Washington University-Pollen of the Sequim By-Pass Project ($4,000). PI-P. Wigand.
  • 1997-NSF-Flood history of Little Washoe Lake, west-central Nevada ($12,000). Co-Pis with S. Sharpe and K. House.
  • 1997-1998-Department of Defense, U.S. Navy, Fallon Naval Airbase-Alluvial, vegetation and fire history of Horse Creek, Clan Alpine Mountains ($14,000). Co-PI with F. Nials.
  • 1998-U.S. Forest Service-Cave Rock, east shore of Lake Tahoe, Nevada: Vegetation history of the Late Holocene ($3,400). PI-P. Wigand.
  • 2000 Summit Envirosolutions, Corridor Highway 50 EIS, paleoenvironmental chapter ($2,000). PI-P. Wigand.
  • 2000-2001 Marmes Rockshelter, Pollen analysis and paleoenvironmental chapter ($5,200). PI-P. Wigand.
  • 2001 Sundance Project, Paleoenvironmental reconstruction of Alvord Valley ($1,000). PI-P. Wigand.
  • 2001-2002 Eastern Snake River Plain, Paleoenvironmental data base assembly and analysis of two pollen localities ($30,000). PI-P. Wigand.
  • 1987-2001 Multiple contracts for pollen analysis and other analyses and paleoenvironmental related work from archaeological contract firms each averaging in size (~ $2,500).
  • 2001-2002 Sherwin Summit Highway 395 modification, Reconstruction of single-needle pine expansion for the White Mountain Region based upon woodrat midden analysis. Caltrans/Far West Anthropological Group, Inc. subcontract ($2,500).
  • 2002 Paleoenvironmental Chapter for the Statistical Research Inc. assessment of the Ballona Creek estuary Venice, CA. Contract for the Playa del Rey Project Group ($4,200).
  • 2001-2002 Tulare Lake Basin Early Man Project, locating early Holocene aboriginal sites and trenching, and mapping them. With the Department of Physics and Geology, and Anthropology, California State University, Bakersfield. ($14,000).
  • 2002 Kern River Water Bank Project pollen analysis of fluvial sediments to aid in reconstruction of past flow regimes of the Kern River. With the Department of Physics and Geology, California State University, Bakersfield ($6,000).
  • 2002 Highway 60 Apache Junction to Superior, Arizona Project. With Statistical Research Inc. ($1,000)
  • 2002 Airport Playa, China Lake Basin Project woodrat midden analysis. With Far West Anthropological Group, Inc. ($4,000).
  • 2002-2003 Sierra Valley, The Buttes Project. Sardine Valley pollen analysis. With Far West Anthropological Group, Inc. ($10,000)
  • 2003-2005 Central Nevada, Falcon Project. North, Muchacho and Pinto Creek springs pollen analyses. With Summit Envirosolutions. ($9,000)
  • 2005 Buena Vista Lake Project. Pollen analysis of ~1,000,000-year record. With the Department of Physics and Geology, California State University, Bakersfield ($5,100).
  • 2006 Anthropology Department, University of California, Riverside. Extraction of 86 reference pollen samples, and 84 pollen samples from lagoonal and cenote contexts. Analysis conducted by Ph.D. student at Riverside.
  • 2006-2007 Playa Vista Project. Pollen analysis of 340 samples from miscellaneous archaeological contexts. With Statistical Research Inc. ($10,500 - 2006; projected ~$10,000 2007))
  • 2007 Analysis of composition of organic artifacts from Gypsum Cave, Nevada. Far Western Anthropological Group. ($1,500).
  • 2007 Ruth Mine Project. Pollen analysis of samples from soil profile and milling stone surfaces. WCRM, Reno. ($1,200). 
  • 2007-2008 Ash Meadows Spring Restoration Project. Otis Bay.
  • 2008 Laguna Canyon - Caltrans Project.  Early Holocene marsh history.  With Statistical Research, Inc.  ($6,040).
  • 2008 Misc. pollen localities central California.  With Paleoconsultants.  ($1,215).
  • 2008 USGS - Pluvial Lake Manix Fire History.  With California State University, Bakersfield.  ($5,130).
  • 2008 - 2009 Research Experience Vitalizing Science ‑ University Program (REVS‑UP).  With California State University, Bakersfield.  ($20,000). 
  • 2010 SJV Rocks -  Kern County School District middle and high school geosciences curriculum  development.  With California State University, Bakersfield.  ($6,200).
  • 2009-2010 Ash Meadows NWR Vegetation Restoration Project.  With Otis Bay.  ($12,000).
  • 2011-2013  Lake Manix & Lake Mojave & Cima Volcanics pollen analysis for USGS. (~$15,000).
  • 2011-2013 Tulare Lake, CA pollen analysis (>$50,000).
  • 2012-2013 Various archaeological pollen projects for WCRM and TRC (>$3,000)