The Sea Around Us – Raising awareness and changing behaviors to reduce single–use plastic consumption on a coastal college campus to Drs. Siuda, Gowans, Hastings and Mr. Bollier. NOAA Marine Debris Program. $115,124. Aug 2018 -July 2020.
Workshop: Effective Communication on Climate Science and Local Impacts of Climate Change. Avenger’s Voices for Science, American Geophysical Union. Palm Harbor, FL. October-November 2019. $1200.Microplastics in Tampa Bay: Abundance, distribution, and ecological interactions. Tampa Bay Environmental Restoration Fund, 8/2018 – 9/2020: $108,736 (co-PI).
Research and Outreach Grants Funded
Center for Integrated Modeling and Analysis of the Gulf Ecosystem III (C-IMAGE III) funded by The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative, RFP-VI. Co-Principal Investigator with 18 other institutions. $48,000 to D. W. Hastings. 1/1/18-12/31/19.
Microplastics in Tampa Bay: Abundance, distribution, and ecological interactions. Tampa Bay Environmental Restoration Fund, 8/17 – 9/18: $40,000 (co-PI).
Public workshop on Effective Climate Communication and Local Impacts of Climate Change in Bradenton, FL. $1,000 to D. Hastings from The Science for Public Good Fund, Union of Concerned Scientists. October 2017 – January 2018.
Microplastics in Tampa Bay: Abundance, spatial and temporal variability. $14,120 to D. Hastings, Principal Investigator. Restore America’s Estuaries Fund. 9/15/16-5/30/17
Plastics and Microplastics in Tampa Bay: Education and Action. For public education and outreach regarding microplastic pollution in Tampa Bay. Tampa Bay Estuary Program. $4133 to D. Hastings and K. Sharp. 2014-2015.
Center for Integrated Modeling and Analysis of the Gulf Ecosystem II (C-IMAGE II) funded by The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative GoMRI. Co-Principal Investigator with 22 other lead investigators from 17 other institutions. $221,000 for D. Hastings. 1/1/15-12/31/17
Deep-C: Deep Sea to Coast Connectivity in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico, funded by the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative, RFP-1. Subcontract to Florida State University. $110,000 to D.W. Hastings, Principal Investigator 9/1/11-8/31/14. PI: E. Chassignet (director; FSU) and 20 partner institutions. Total amount funded: $22M.
Center for Integrated Modeling and Analysis of the Gulf Ecosystem (C-IMAGE) funded by The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative, RFP-1. Co-Principal Investigator with 12 other lead investigators from 12 other institutions. $170,000 to D. W. Hastings; total amount funded: $M. 9/1/11-8/31/14.
Penetration, accumulation and degradation of BP DWH oil in Florida sandy beaches. Awarded September 2010 from Gulf Research Initiative. With Drs. Markus Heutel, Florida State University and Joel Kostka, Georgia Institute of Technology. $58,139 to D. W. Hastings.
Assessing the impact of Deepwater Horizon oil and dispersants on sediments and benthic communities on the West Florida Shelf and Slope. Awarded September 2010 from Gulf Research Initiative. $25,000 to D.W. Hastings; total amount $284,654. Duration: 8/13/10-8/12/11.
Laurentide meltwater input to the Gulf of Mexico during the last deglaciation. Comer Science and Education Foundation (CP18), 12/1/06-10/17/09. Awarded $60,152. With Dr. Ben Flower, University of South Florida.
Temperature, Salinity, and Nutrient History of Tampa Bay Based on minor elements in Ostracodes (with Tom Cronin of the US Geological Survey). Duration: 5/1/2007-4/30/2008 Agency: US Geological Survey. Award: $9,900.
Climate Variability in Tampa Bay: Trends of Salinity and Temperature from the Sediment Record. U. S. Geological Survey, July 2002 – February 2008. Awarded $131,500 over six years, reviewed and awarded annually.
Development of paleoceanographic and paleoclimatological proxies for climate change research. Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Natural Sciences Summer Research Program, Eckerd College, 2001-2011. Awarded total of $56,100.
Historical Trends in Salinity and Temperature in Tampa Bay. U. S. Geological Survey, July 2001 – June 2002. Awarded $8,000.
Seasonal Calibration of Paleoceanographic Proxies, by Florida Institute of Oceanography, 2003. Awarded ten days of ship time, equivalent value of $33,000.
Water Column and Surface Sediment Sampling on the West Florida Slope: Testing Paleoceanographic Proxies (with D.J. Hollander and B. Flower of USF) Duration: 9/2002-9/2003. Agency: Florida Institute of Oceanography. Award: $13,200 (6 days shiptime).
Trace metal clean oceanographic sampling equipment, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, with C. Suttle, and K. Orians, March 1999. Awarded $57,368.
Ultra-high resolution climatic, oceanographic, biological and geochemical records in Saanich Inlet, B. C. – Ocean Drilling Program Leg 169S, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada with M. Whiticar, S. Calvert, T. Pederson, and twelve others. August 1996 – August 1999. Awarded $227,000.
Early Diagenesis of Vanadium in Marine Sediments, American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund. January 1, 1992 – August 31, 1994. Awarded $60,000.