1st Initial Science Program (ISP 1)

ISP# Title Principal Investigator (PI) PI Country PI Institution Participating Countries Budget (US$)
003 Request for partial support for a SCOPE Workshop on a comparative analysis of nitrogen cycling in the Americas ROBERT W. HOWARTH rwh2_AT_cornell.edu USA Cornell University Argentina, Chile, USA 49,000
005 The last four centuries of the California Current: Calibration and interpretation from laminated sediments, tree-rings and records of southern Alta California and Baja California JUAN CARLOS HERGUERA herguera_AT_cicese.mx Mexico Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada Mexico, USA 217,560
012 Rainfall studies in the Amazon Basin and central South America HENRY F. DIAZ henry.f.diaz_AT_noaa.gov USA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Argentina, Brazil, USA 72,592
020 Hydrological budgets for Amazonia TIRUVALAM N. KRISHNAMURTI tnk_AT_met.fsu.edu USA Florida State University Brazil, USA 124,189
033 Vegetation history from fossil rodent middens in mid-latitude American deserts JULIO L. BETANCOURT jlbetanc_AT_sun1paztcn.wr.usgs.gov USA University of Arizona USA 206,419
037 A South American modeling center for global change related oceanic, coastal and estuarine processes EDMO J.D. CAMPOS edmo_AT_usp.br Brazil Universidade de Sao Paulo Argentina, Brazil, USA 97,140
051 Initial climate research within the Trade Convergence Climate Complex DAVID B. ENFIELD David.Enfield_AT_noaa.gov USA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama, USA 127,700
054 Ice-core study on the environment and the climate of the Antarctic Peninsula and the southern part of South America ALBERTO JOSE ARISTARAIN aaristar_AT_lab.cricyt.edu.ar Argentina Instituto Antártico Argentino Argentina, Brazil, Canada, France 75,000
071 Comparative studies in North and South America along an aridity gradient: a methodological approach to upscaling the functional role of diversity within plant communities ALEJANDRO E. CASTELLANOS acastell_AT_guaymas.uson.mx Mexico Universidad de Sonora Argentina, Mexico, USA 75,000
080 Biogeochemical determinants of land cover change and land use in savanna cultivation – grazing systems HOLM TIESSEN htiessen_AT_dir.iai.int Canada University of Saskatchewan Brazil, Canada, Mexico, Venezuela 125,985
084 Exchange through the Yucatan strait and its importance for climate change studies ANTOINE BADAN DANGON abadan_AT_cicese.mx Mexico Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada Mexico, USA 69,000