Projects

CURRENT AND COMPLETED 
RESEARCH PROJECTS AND GRANTS 
OF THE MEMBERS OF PASSAIC RIVER INSTITUTE 

(2001 through present)

  CURRENT AND COMPLETED GRANTS AND PROJECTS OF THE PASSAIC RIVER INSTITUTE, JANUARY 2010
  Title PRI Investigators (MSU unless indicated) Total Funding Awarded to PRI Investigators Sponsoring Agency Award 
Year
CURRENT      
1 Assessing Invasive Plant Species in Floodplain Wetlands of the Upper Passaic River and Initiating a Geospatial Database of Invasive Plants in NJ Bologna, Paul; Yu, Danlin; Barrett, Kirk $46,800 US Environmental Protection Agency 2006
2 Summer Program in Environmental Science and Computer technology for 7th and 8th graders from Newark Barrett, Kirk $25,000 Victoria Foundation, Lansberger Foundation, TD Bank 2008, 2009
3 Identifying the source of sediment in New Jersey Streams with radionuclides Galster, Josh; 
Feng, Huan; 
Barrett, Kirk
$30,000 NJ Water Resources Research Institute 2008
4 Does urbanization decrease baseflow? A historical, empirical analysis in the coastal states of Eastern United States Galster, Josh; Barrett, Kirk $82,489 USGS National Institute for Water Resources 2009
5 PREEMO Passaic River Environmental Education and Monitoring Organization Barrett, Kirk  $45,888 USPEA, Royal Bank of Canada Foundation, CMX Foundation  2008, 2009
COMPLETED         
1 Simulation of Groundwater Response to Development, Passaic River Basin, New Jersey Ophori, Duke   NJDEP 2003
2 Urban Dimensions of Environmental Change: Science, Exposures, Policies, and Technologies.  International Conference in Shanghai, China  Feng, Huan; Ophori, Duke $35,000 National Science Foundation 2003
3 Using GIS to Integrate Pollution Data and Study Pollutant Source Function in Passaic River System, NJ  Feng, Huan $5,000 NJ Sea Grant 2003
4 Is Urbanization of Rural, Water-supply Watersheds a Threat to Water Availability During Dry Weather in New Jersey? Barrett, Kirk; Galster, Josh; Xeflide, Seth $47,000 US Department of Agriculture 2005
5 Distribution of Corbicula fluminea in New Jersey Prezant, Robert; Chapmann, Eric $5,000 NJ Sea Grant 2005
6 Summer Program in Environmental Science and Computer technology for 7th and 8th graders from Newark Barrett, Kirk; 
Smith-Sebasto, Nicholas
$35,000 Victoria Foundation, Landsberger Foundation, BMW America; Port Authority of New York and New Jersey 2005
7 Summer Program in Environmental Science and Computer technology for 7th and 8th graders from Newark Barrett, Kirk; 
Smith-Sebasto, Nicholas
$35,000 Victoria Foundation, Landsberger Foundation, BMW America 2006
8 Brochure and trail maps for the Essex County Park System Barrett, Kirk; Yu, Danlin $2,700 Essex County 2006
9 Sediment and Phosporus loading to Speedwell Lake, Morristown, NJ Barrett, Kirk $14,500 NJDEP thru Whippany River Watershed Action Committee  2006
10 Map of South Mountain Reservation, Essex County, NJ Barrett, Kirk $3,325 South Mountain Conservancy 2006
11 Summer Program in Environmental Science and Computer technology for 7th and 8th graders from Newark Barrett, Kirk; 
Smith-Sebasto, Nicholas
$35,000 Victoria Foundation, Landsberger Foundation, BMW America 2007
12 Passaic Watershed Outreach Cooperative Agreement Barrett, Kirk  $10,000 USEPA Region 2, via subcontract with the Association of New Jersey Environmental Commissions 2008
13 Community shell microstructure as an environmental indicator, Barbours Pond, Garrett Mountain Reservation, West Paterson, NJ.   Prezant, Robert; Chapmann, Eric   Montclair State University NA