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Margaret Mulholland

Margaret Mulholland


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Ocean & Earth Sciences

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  • Expertise

    Oceanography
    Nitrogen and carbon cycling, harmful and other algal blooms, organic matter cycling in marine and estuarine environments, ,arine nitrogen fixation, bacterial and algal productivity and interactions
  • Secretary, Biological Oceanography, Ocean Sciences Section, American Geophysical Union
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    , "ECOHAB: Identifying causes and preventing initiation of Cochlodinium and Alexandrium blooms in lower Chesapeake Bay" $2,238,254. Federal. September 1, 2015 - August 31, 2020
    , "ECOHAB: Understanding and predicting the regional expansion and toxicity of harmful cyanobacteria blooms in Coastal Atlantic Environments: Effects of eutrophication, temperature and grazing" $2,997,404. Federal. September 1, 2015 - August 31, 2020
    , "Environmental toxins and toxicants as risk factors for ALS" $93,000. Federal. November 1, 2015 - October 31, 2019
    , "Assessing the synergistic effects of acidification and eutrophication on the formation of toxic cyanobacteria blooms and hypoxia events" $799,479. Federal. September 1, 2015 - August 31, 2018
    Mulholland, M. R.; Hofmann, E.; Klinck, J. "Lower James River Estuary Project: Surface Chlorophyll A Distributions" $50,005. State. July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018
    Mulholland, M. R. "NOAA NPP OA Cruise" $32,000. Higher Education. June 1, 2016 - August 31, 2017
    Widner, B. "Collaborative Research: Collaborative Research: Dinitrogen fixation rates and diazotrophic communities in contrasting oxygen regimes of the Eastern Pacific Ocean" $501,144. Federal. September 1, 2014 - August 31, 2017
    Mulholland, M. R. "Environmental Risk Factors For Als- The Northern New England Als Database, Cyanobacteria And Methyl-Mercury" $30,900. Higher Education. August 1, 2014 - July 31, 2017
    Mopper, K. "Cyanate in the Sea: Sources, Sinks, and Quantitative Significance" $472,714. Federal. April 1, 2015 - March 31, 2017
    , "ECOA- The East Coast Ocean Acidification Cruise 2015" $72,000. Federal. April 1, 2015 - March 31, 2016
    Mulholland, M. R.; Sedwick, P. "Collaborative Research: Impact of atmospheric deposition on the biogeochemistry of Eastern North American coastal waters" $432,513. Federal. March 1, 2013 - February 23, 2016
    , "Characterizing the vertical structure of Chlorophyll a in the Lower James River" $96,257. State. August 1, 2014 - July 31, 2015
    , "Environmental risk factors for ALS – the Northern New England ALS database, cyanobacteria and methyl-mercury" $20,000. Private. August 1, 2014 - July 31, 2015
    , "GEO-CAPE: Primary productivity in coastal waters in the western Gulf of Mexico" $92,279. Federal. June 1, 2013 - May 31, 2015
    , "Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Risk Factors and Exposures Pathways" $20,000. Federal. July 1, 2014 - April 30, 2015
    , "Environmental factors promoting algal blooms in the Lower James River estuary" $60,586. State. May 1, 2013 - April 30, 2014
    , "Collaborative Research: Cyanate Availability and Utilization by Marine Microbial Assemblages" $149,992. Federal. March 1, 2012 - April 1, 2014
    , "Diagnostic pigments as early indicators of blooms" . State. April 1, 2012 - March 31, 2013
    , "Environmental factors promoting algal blooms in the Lower James River estuary" $56,045. State. April 1, 2012 - March 31, 2013
    , "Nutritional factors promoting cyanobacterial blooms in the Upper James River estuary" $48,807. State. April 1, 2012 - March 31, 2013
    , "Estimating nutrient inputs through stochastic events in a lower Chesapeake Bay tributary" $23,417. Other. March 1, 2012 - February 28, 2013
    , "The Impacts of Climate Variability on Primary Productivity and Carbon Distributions in the Middle Atlantic Bight and Gulf of Maine" $337,000. Federal. March 1, 2009 - February 28, 2013
    , "RAPID: Does dinitrogen fixation occur in oxygen minimum zones?" $25,000. Federal. February 15, 2012 - February 14, 2013
    , "GEO-CAPE: Primary productivity" $182,000. Federal. July 1, 2011 - February 28, 2012
    , "ECOHAB: Karenia Nutrient Dynamics in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico" $499,849. Federal. September 1, 2006 - August 31, 2011
    , "Use of Algae as a Tertiary Treatment Process for Nitrogen Removal" $66,496. State. August 1, 2010 - July 31, 2011
    Hatcher, P. G.; Lee, C.; Mulholland, M. R. "Collaborative Research: Resistance of peptide degradation products in seawater" $276,000. September 1, 2007 - August 31, 2009