- Collaborative research: Restricted plasticity of canopy stomatal conductance:
Conceptual basis for simplified models of canopy transpiration. National
Science Foundation, Directorate for Geosciences, Hydrological Sciences Division,
April 1, 2004 to April 1, 2007, $388,000 (UB portion is $178,278). Principal
Investigator, with Brent E. Ewers (co-PI, U. Wyoming) and Eric L. Kruger
(co-PI U. Wisconsin).
- Measuring and modeling
the source, transport and bioavailability of phosphorus in agricultural watersheds.
Environmental Protection Agency (in collaboration with the United States Department
of Agriculture), STAR Grant, Nutrient Science for Improved Watershed Management
Program, $749,307, November 1, 2002 to October 31, 2005. co-PI.
parameter non-point source pollution modeling in nested watersheds: Guide
to implementing legislated surface water quality restrictions in Wisconsin.
Hatch/McIntire-Stennis, $90K, October 2000 to September 2004, Mackay (PI).
- Context elicitation to
support the semantic integration of environmental models. University of Wisconsin
Graduate School Fall Competition, $15K, July 2000-June 2001, Mackay (PI).
water flux changes from converting old-growth pine forests to hardwood forests
in northern Wisconsin. NASA, Land Surface Hydrology Program, NAG5-8554,
$359K (1999-2002), Mackay (PI).
- Long-term water flux
changes from converting old-growth pine forests to hardwood forests in northern
Wisconsin. University of Wisconsin Graduate School Fall Competition. Awarded
$20K for 1999-2000, but not used.
of parameter spatial aggregation on agricultural non-point source pollutions
models. US EPA (Pass-through from Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources),
$15K (1999-2000), Mackay (PI).
sensing teaching and research in support of creating a vision for the environment
as a whole. NASA, Centers of Excellence in Remote Sensing, NAG5-6535,
$424K (1997-1999), Mackay (PI). (Equipment Grant).
forest ecosystem process-based models to groundwater models: tools to guide
natural resource management in northern Wisconsin. Funded by McIntire-Stennis.
$200K (1997-2001), Mackay (co-PI) with Gower (PI).
Research Center (ARC). NASA., Mackay (one of several co-investigators)
with Lillesand (PI), 1996-2001.
- ARCII. NASA, Mackay (one
of several co-investigators) with Lillesand (PI), 2001-2006.
- Scaling spatial simulation
of forest disturbance on watershed processes, University of Wisconsin Graduate
School Fall Competition. $21K (1997-1998), Mackay (PI).
- Characterization of evapotranspiration
and forest water relations in northern Wisconsin. University of Wisconsin
Graduate School Fall Competition. Awarded $15,792, July 2001-June 2002.
- Chequamegon Ecosystem-Atmosphere
Study. National Science Foundation, Division of Biological Sciences, Research
Collaboration Network Program. Mackay one of several co-investigators with
Ken Davis, Penn. State (PI), January 1, 2002 to December 31, 2006.
- Development and Evaluation
of TMDL Planning and Assessment Tools and Processes. USDA CSREES Regional
Project DC 00-02, Theo Dillaha, U. Virginia (PI). Mackay, one of two UW-Madison
representative, October 1, 2001 to September 30, 2006.
- Quantifying non-point
source phosphorus losses from field to watershed scales. University of Wisconsin
Graduate School Fall Competition, $23,353, Interdisciplinary, July 2002-June
2003. Awarded as insurance against USDA NRI proposal submitted; co-investigator
with K.G. Karthikeyan as PI.
- WebGrant Award. University
of Wisconsin Division of Technology instruction web page improvement award,
$750; Web page development for Regional Hydrology.