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2009 Prescott Grant Proposals

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2009 Prescott Proposals Received

State Applicant Project Title Federal Funding Requested
AK North Slope Borough Response to stranded marine mammals in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas $99,946
AK North Slope Borough Characterization of the potential effects of anthropogenic sound on the gross & histological anatomy of the Mysticete ear $99,920
AK Seward Association for the Advancement of Marine Science Basic Operations and Medical Care of Rehabilitation Patients $99,994
AK Seward Association for the Advancement of Marine Science Enhancing Quarantine Practices and Facilities $99,604
AK University of Alaska Anchorage Collaborative Approach to Stranding in Alaska $97,256
AK University of Alaska Fairbanks Unbiased Molecular Surveillance for the Presence of Pathogens in Stranded Marine Mammals $99,994
AK University of Alaska Fairbanks Growth rate, condition and contaminant load of rehabilitating harbor seal pups $77,419
AK University of Alaska Fairbanks Can Stranding Data be Used to Promote the Recovery of Cook Inlet Beluga Whales? A Retrospective Analysis. $91,047
CA City of Malibu Marine Mammal Stranding Response and Data Collection for the City of Malibu $88,820
CA Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur Veterinary Program Support at the Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur $100,000
CA Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Foundation Improvement of Archival Marine Mammal Specimen Storage Facilities at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County $48,583
CA Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Foundation Enhancing response and data collection from dead stranded cetaceans in southern California $89,720
CA Northcoast Marine Mammal Center Enhanced Stranding Response on the Lost Coast: Support for Basic Operational Needs and Installation of Rehabilitation Pools $98,946
CA Pacific Marine Mammal Center Diagnostic and Treatment Enhancements for Stranded Marine Mammals $70,038
CA San Jose State University Research Foundation Large Whale Stranding Investigation $95,972
CA Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Enhancement of Cetacean Bio-Monitoring in Central and Southern California $93,804
CA The Marine Mammal Center Evaluation of the use of circulatory eosinophilia in California sea lions (Zalophus californianus) as an indicator of chronic health effects due to exposure to domoic acid, and thus releasability. $78,192
CA The Regents of the University of California Continued Prescott Program Enhancement of Stranding Response at University of California Santa Cruz Long Marine Lab $93,831
CT Sea Research Foundation, Inc.- Mystic Aquarium Support and Enhancement for the Marine Mammal Stranding Program at Mystic Aquarium $99,953
CT Sea Research Foundation, Inc.- Mystic Aquarium Enteric Bacterial Microfloral Compositional Patterns of Stranded and Rehabilitated Northeast Phocids and Effects of Antibiotic Administration on Enteric Coliform Resistance $64,904
DE DNREC - Division of Fish and Wildlife Support staffing and operational needs to perform comprehensive stranding response, data collection, and health assessment for stranded marine mammals occurring in Delaware $100,000
DE DNREC - Division of Fish and Wildlife Establish a temporary holding pool to improve quality of care for cetaceans stranding in the Del-Mar-Va region. $16,539
FL Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Inc. Improving the level of rehabilitative care given to stranded marine mammals at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium while developing the capability to archive data to better understand stranding events. $77,582
FL Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge, Inc. Enhancement of the Response Time, Health Assessment and Disposition of Stranded Marine Mammals in the Panhandle of Florida. $99,730
FL Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Necropsy Training for Increasing Quality of Level A, B, and C Data Collection by the Southeast Cetacean Stranding Network $99,946
FL Gulf World Inc Necropsy and Tissue Collections of Stranded Cetaceans Along the Gulf Coast $12,073
FL Gulf World Inc A Request for Acquisition of Advanced Technology Diagnostic Equipment to Enhance Veterinary Medical Care for Stranded Cetaceans Along the Gulf Coast $63,825
FL Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute Marine Mammal Stranding Data Validation part 2 - Validation of cetacean stranding records from the southeastern United States from 1977 through 1995 $79,111
FL Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute Enhancing capacity for marine mammal stranding response and public education along the central east coast of Florida. $99,975
FL Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute The evaluation of biotoxins, heavy metals and health trends in Indian River Lagoon dolphins following two Unusual Mortality Events. $99,906
FL Mote Marine Laboratory Development of a precise and accurate method to determine age of North Atlantic right whales, Eubalaena glaciallis: a tool for assessing age-specific mortality and serious injury from vessel collision $99,763
FL Mote Marine Laboratory Basic Support for Operation of the Dolphin and Whale Hospital $100,000
FL Mote Marine Laboratory Rapid detection and response to cetacean mortalities in west central Florida and post-release tracking of rehabilitated cetaceans $100,000
FL Nova Southeastern University, Inc. Organizing a Southeast Region Marine Mammal Stranding Network Workshop $44,193
FL Nova Southeastern University, Inc. Proof of Concept: Detection of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in Kogia $55,127
FL Nova Southeastern University, Inc. An Analysis of Oceanographic Factors Influencing Kogia Strandings in Florida $31,465
FL The Florida Aquarium, Inc. Capacity Building of the Florida Aquarium Marine Mammal Stranding Team And Marine Mammal Stranding Interactive Exhibit $100,000
FL University of Central Florida An Assessment of the Feeding Habits and Deep Ocean Ecology of Kogia sp. $81,706
FL University of Florida Board of Trustees Comparative Morphology of Head and Neck Vasculature in Seals, Dolphins, and Manatees. $31,853
GA GA Dept. of Natural Resources Enhance the GA Marine Mammal Stranding Network $45,000
HI Hawaii Pacific University Improving the quality of stranding data collected in Hawaii and American Samoa $100,000
HI University of Hawaii at Hilo Developing a Cetacean Rehabilitation Center in Hilo, Hawaii: Establishing Response Teams and Facilities for the Hawaiian Islands $99,994
IL Chicago Zoological Society 2009 Chicago Zoological Society Dolphin Research Program Assessing Post-Release Success of Rehabilitated Odontocete Cetaceans $69,224
MA International Fund for Animal Welfare The Missing Link: Using Aging and Genetics to Better Understand and Interpret Stranding Data $99,781
MA National Marine Life Center, Inc. Establishment of a Seal Rehabilitation Program on Cape Cod $99,999
MA National Marine Life Center, Inc. Stranded Marine Mammal Veterinary Parasitology Diagnostic Service $99,984
MA New England Aquarium Corporation Enhancing sample archiving, data management, and capacity for identifying emerging disease and stranding patterns. $99,970
MA New England Aquarium Corporation A retrospective and prospective study of the occurrence of important communicable disease agents in the serum and tissues of harbor and grey seals stranded in the Northeast U.S. $99,500
MA The Whale Center of New England Marine mammal strandings on Massachusetts' North Shore: enhancement of response, data quality, public education, and outreach $60,004
MA Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution 2009 Necropsy of NE Beached, Rehabilitated and Bycaught Stranded Marine Mammals $99,785
MD Maryland Department of Natural Resources Enhanced Sample Collection and Analysis from Dead Stranded Marine Mammals in Maryland $67,259
MD National Aquarium in Baltmore Support and Enhancement of the National Aquarium in Baltimore's Marine Animal Rescue Program, 2009 $72,440
ME College of the Atlantic Maintenance and Enhancement of the Marine Mammal Stranding Response Program (MMSRP) for the Midcoast/Downeast region of Maine, 2009-2010 $99,974
ME Maine Department of Marine Resources Enhancement of Marine Mammal Stranding Response and Public Outreach in Maine $100,000
ME Maine Department of Marine Resources Enhancement of Marine Mammal Response and Data Collection from Stranded Marine Mammals $90,000
ME University of New England Improving Operational Capabilities and Information Distribution Through Enhanced Data Management at the University of New England's Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center $83,625
ME University of New England The Enhancement of Cetacean Rehabilitation in Northern New England $100,000
ME University of New England Assessing and Strengthening Husbandry and Quarantine Protocols, and Operational Support for the Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center at the University of New England $99,999
MS Institute for Marine Mammal Studies Enhancement of the quality of marine mammal stranding response, data collection, and tissue analysis in the Mississippi Sound and the adjacent waters of the North-Central Gulf of Mexico $84,524
NC Duke University Using marine mammal strandings and observer data to estimate life history parameters and assess demographic impacts of marine fisheries on odontocete populations in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean $96,172
NC North Carolina State University Maintaining marine mammal stranding response capacity in central North Carolina and transitioning to a new stranding response program $99,661
NC University of North Carolina at Wilmington Building Stranding Capacity in Northern North Carolina $99,930
NJ Marine Mammal Stranding Center Operational Support to Enhance Resources for Response, Treatment, and Data Collection from Living and Dead Stranded Marine Mammals Recovered in the States of New Jersey and Pennsylvania $100,000
NY Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation Operational Support to Enhance Resources for Response, Treatment, and Data Collection from Living and Dead Stranded Marine Mammals Recovered in New York State $100,000
NY Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation Regional Response Coordination: Development of a Specially Trained Animal Response Team (START) $100,000
NY Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation Analysis of Telemetry Data from Rehabilitated Pinniped Species to Determine Rehabilitation Success in the Northeast Region $24,200
OR Oregon State University Enhancing the Capabilities of the Oregon Marine Mammal Stranding Network $99,993
OR Oregon State University Laboratory analysis of serum cortisol, plasma ACTH, and fecal corticosterone in collaboration with: Evaluation of the use of circulatory eosinophilia in California sea lions (Zalophus californianus) $59,225
OR Portland State University Sustainable Response, Enhanced Data Collection, Analysis and Educational Outreach for the Northern Oregon/Southern Washington Marine Mammal Stranding Program (NOSWSP) $99,963
PR Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources Training and improvement of the Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources' Marine Mammal Rescue Program $100,000
SC Coastal Carolina University Historical prevalence of morbilliviruses from stranded cetaceans in South Carolina, 1994-2008 $99,908
SC Coastal Carolina University Establishing the South Carolina Marine Mammal Stranding Network: Support for Stranding Response, Necropsies, Data Management, and Outreach $99,790
SC Medical University of South Carolina Improving marine mammal stranding data analyses via sampling bias reduction $48,100
TX Texas A&M Research Foundation Characterizing Ink and Inking in Pygmy Sperm Whales: An Investigation Kogia Digestive Anatomy, Physiology, and Chemical Composition of ???Ink??? $91,350
TX Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network Support of Operations and Enhancement Needs for Response, Treatment, and Data Collection From Living and Dead Marine Mammals Stranding Along the Texas Coast $100,000
VA Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center Foundation, Inc. Supporting Expert Response to Stranded Marine Mammals in Virginia in 2010 $100,000
VA Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center Foundation, Inc. Collaborative Development of Stranded Cetacean Euthanasia Recommendations $99,978
WA Cascadia Research Collective Examination of contaminant concentrations and trends in Washington marine mammals $99,986
WA Cascadia Research Collective Stranding response in 2009-2011 for Southern Puget Sound, Central Washington Outer Coast, and all Washington (large cetaceans) $99,815
WA Makah Tribe Investigations of Marine Mammal Strandings on the Makah Indian Reservation $27,500
WA Orca Network Enhanced stranding response, post-mortem examination, and diagnostics of stranded marine mammals in Central Puget Sound, Washington $93,070
WA The Whale Museum Response and post-mortem evaluation of marine mammals stranded in San Juan County, Washington $78,971
WA Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife WDFW 2009 Prescott Marine Mammal Stranding Response $100,000
WA Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Advancement of Pinniped Rehabilitation Program: treatment, facility upgrades, training, data & tissue collection and analysis, post-release monitoring. $92,909

 

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