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Grants

2011

  • Northeastern States Research Cooperative. 2011-2014. Effects of long-term forest recovery pathways and management history on carbon sequestration and co-varying ecosystem services. W.S. Keeton (P.I.). $72,223.
  • Trust for Mutual Understanding. 2011-2013. Capacity building for community-based forest carbon and bioenergy projects in western Ukraine. Keeton, W.S. (P.I.) and C. Danks (Co-PI). $20,000.

Pending

  • National Science Foundation. 2012-2017. Collaborative research: Wood bioenergy and water sustainability in the northern hardwood forestlands. W.S. Keeton (P.I.). $278,343.

2010

  • National Science Foundation. Award # 0613884. The Northeastern Carbon Sink: Enhanced Growth, Regrowth, or Both? W.S. Keeton (P.I.), J. C. Jenkins (Co-P.I; P.I. 2006-2009). $79,000.
  • Northeastern States Research Cooperative. 2010-2013. Evaluating supply and demand of northern forest branded carbon credits. Keeton, W.S. (PI), C. Danks (Co-PI). $109,500.
  • USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service, Conservation Innovation Grant. 2009-2011. Optimizing the greenhouse gas storage capacity and productivity of degraded forest lands: using rehabilitation forestry and carbon market participation to benefit overharvested forests in Vermont. L. Saligman (PI), W.S. Keeton, C. Danks, and B. Machin (Co-PIs). $43, 973.
  • Northeastern States Research Cooperative. 2010-2013. Evaluating the influence of riparian forest structure on stream ecosystems across the northern forest. E. J. Rosi-Marshall (P.I.), W.S. Keeton, D. Warren, and J. J. Cole (Co-PIs). $149,568.

2009

  • Trust for Mutual Understanding. 2009-2010. Promoting conservation of ecosystem services and biodiversity in the eastern Carpathians and the northeastern United States. M. Ceroni and W.S. Keeton (P.I.s). $25,000.
  • Northeastern States Research Cooperative. 2009-2012. Biomass fuel harvesting in the northern forest: effects on stand structural complexity and in-situ forest carbon storage. W.S. Keeton (P.I.); Co-P.I.: D.R. Tobi. $92,056.

2008

  • U.S. Fulbright Specialist Program. Fall 2008. Fulbright visiting scholar at the Ukrainian National Forestry University, L'viv, Ukraine - $7,000.
  • The Nature Conservancy. 2008-2009. Effects of intermediate intensity wind disturbance on forest ecosystem dynamics – $1,500. W. S. Keeton (P.I.).
  • World Wide Fund for Nature. 2008. Protection and sustainable use of natural resources in the Ukrainian Carpathians: improving transboundary cooperation for protected areas management – $20,000. Y. Bihun (P.I.); Co-P.I.s: O. Stankiewicz, W.S. Keeton, and M. Ceroni.
  • USDA McIntire-Stennis Forest Research Program. 2008-2011. Evaluation of options for forestland owner participation in carbon markets: forest management alternatives and institutional and economic constraints– $111,850. W. S. Keeton and Cecilia Danks (P.I.s).
  • USDA McIntire-Stennis Forest Research Program. 2008-2010. Quantifying biological legacies as a component of bio-complexity: contrasting soil chemistry and site productivity. – $36,000. Deane Wang (P.I.); Co-P.I.'s: G. Hawley, J. Hughes, W.S. Keeton, and C. Waite.

2007

  • Northeastern States Research Cooperative. 2007-2009. Quantification of long-term forest carbon dynamics and net carbon storage under alternate forest management scenarios in the northern forest region - $50,000. W. S. Keeton (P.I.); Co-P.I.: J. Jenkins.
  • Northeastern States Research Cooperative. 2007- 2010. Soil carbon and other quality indicators in managed northern forests. Donald Ross and Sandy Wilmot (P.I.'s); Co-P.I.'s: C. Alves, J. Briggs, D. Brynn, N. Kamman, W.S. Keeton, and T. Villars.

2006

  • Trust for Mutual Understanding, 2006-2008. Integrating ecological economics and sustainable forest management into Ukraine's transition economy: an international scientific exchange - $25,000. W.S. Keeton (P.I.); Co-P.I.'s: D. Bergdahl, Y. Bihun, M. Chernyavskyy, R. Costanza, Joshua Farley, L. Maksymiv, S. Myklush, I. Soloviy, and L. Zahoyska.
  • Northeastern States Research Cooperative, 2006-2007. Developing management guidelines for conserving late-successional forest in the Northern Forest region - $177,000. J. M. Hagan (P.I.); Co-P.I.'s: W.S. Keeton (P.I. for $20,000 sub-contract), G. McGee, and A. Whitman.
  • The Vermont Monitoring Cooperative, 2006-2007. The Vermont Forest Ecosystem Management Demonstration Project - $8,000. W.S. Keeton (P.I.).

2005

  • The Vermont Monitoring Cooperative, 2005-2006. The Vermont Forest Ecosystem Management Demonstration Project - $8,000. W.S. Keeton (P.I.).
  • Trust for Mutual Understanding, 2005-2006. The role of ecological economics and sustainable forest management in Ukraine's transition economy - $30,000. Joshua Farley (P.I.); Co-P.I.'s: W.S. Keeton, D. Bergdahl, Y. Bihun, L. Maksymiv, I. Soloviy, and L. Zahoyska.

2004

  • Northeastern States Research Cooperative, 2004-2007. The Vermont Forest Ecosystem Management Demonstration Project - $135,000. W. S. Keeton (P.I.); Co-P.I.'s: A. Strong, A. Troy, W. Kilpatrick, D. Tobi, and M. Skinner.
  • Northeastern States Research Cooperative, 2004-2007. The influence of forest attributes on umbrella species and indicators of biodiversity: Establishing guidelines for sustainable forest management - $138,786. T. Donovan (P.I); Co-P.I.'s: W.S. Keeton, and T. McEvoy.
  • USDA McIntire-Stennis Forest Research Program, 2004-2008. Effects of old-growth riparian forests on Adirondack stream systems: implications for restoration and watershed management - $53, 000. W. S. Keeton (P.I.); C. Kraft, Cornell University (Cooperator).

2003

  • Northeastern States Research Cooperative, 2003-2006. Eco-cruise: Developing a reliable, rapid assessment protocol for sustainable forestry on non-industrial private forest lands - $75,460. D. Wang (P.I.); Co-P.I.'s: B. Foster, W.S. Keeton, C. Danks, and T. McEvoy.
  • USDA McIntire-Stennis Forest Research Program, 2003-2006. Land-use change in northern forests: assessing the influence of localized forest structure and composition on wildlife community composition and diversity - $79,173. W.S. Keeton (P.I.); T. Donovan (Cooperator).
  • USDA McIntire-Stennis Forest Research Program, 2003-2005. Land use change in Vermont: assessing impacts to biodiversity, 2 year post-doc proposal - $64,000. P.I.'s (listed alphabetically): T. Donovan, W. S. Keeton, A. Troy, A. Vionov.
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Partners for Wildlife Program, 2003-2005. Evaluation of tree mortality factors in riparian forest restoration. $2,000 used for ENSC 201 (Restoration Ecology) class experiment. W.S. Keeton (P.I).
  • Hardwood Forestry Fund, 2003. Aiken Center forest restoration/tree planting demonstration. $1000. W.S. Keeton (P.I.).

2002

  • USDA Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service; National Research Initiative, 2002-2004. Structural complexity enhancement in northern hardwood-hemlock forests and effects on avian and invertebrate diversity - $75,000. W.S. Keeton (P.I.); Co-P.I.'s: A. Strong, D. Tobi, and M. Skinner.
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, STAR program, 2002-2005. Linking land-use change, stream geomorphology, and aquatic biodiversity in a hierarchical classification scheme - $664,339. M. Watzin (P.I.); Co-P.I.'s: C. Hession, W.S. Keeton, and A. Troy.
  • Northeastern States Research Cooperative, 2002-2005. Linking land-use change, stream geomorphology, and aquatic integrity in changing forested landscapes - $212,715. M. Watzin (P.I.); Co-P.I.'s: C. Hession, A. Troy, and W.S. Keeton.
  • Vermont Monitoring Cooperative, 2002-2005. Appointment as Director of the Vermont Forest Ecosystem Management Demonstration Project - $ 51,000. W.S. Keeton (P.I.).

2001

  • USDI National Park Service, 2001-2004. Long-term forest dynamics monitoring at the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park - $101,000. W.S. Keeton (P.I.).
  • USDA McIntire-Stennis Forest Research Program, 2001-2006. Accelerating late-successional stand development in northern hardwood-hemlock forests: development and test of a restorative silvicultural system - $82,500. W.S. Keeton (P.I.).

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