KWW Sims Collaborative Research: A geochemical study of the nature and evolution of mantle upwelling beneath Ross Island and its relationship to tectonics in the West Antarctica Rift System, Co-pi Phil Kyle, (NSF OPP ANT-1141167 $299,950).
KWW Sims Collaborative Research: Rear-arc magmatism in the Northern Volcanic Zone of the Andes, (NSF EAR 1019545; $109,513).
KWW Sims Collaborative RUI: Uranium-Series Constraints on Melting in the Jan Mayen Region (NSF OCE xxxxxxx $113,000-“recommended” in December 2010; this project is in collaboration with my former WHOI PhD student at Bryn Mawr)
KWW Sims Collaborative Research: Rates of Carbonate Formation in the Samail Ophiolite, Oman: Implications of Ultramafic Weathering for the Carbon Cycle (NSF EAR- xxxxxxx $30,000) (this project is in collaboration with WHOI and is funding the research of my WHOI PhD student Eveline Mervine)
KWW Sims, Kevin Chamberlain, C Frost “Acquisition of a MC-ICPMS for U of Wyoming”. (NSF-EAR 0960270, $875,000).
J Kasuba, KWW Sims - Measurements of 222Rn, 220Rn, and CO2 emissions in natural CO2 fields in Wyoming: MVA techniques for determining gas transport and caprock integrity. DOE DE-FE0002112 (2010-2013), $299,588
KWW Sims Timescales of magmatic processes and eruption ages of the Nyiragongo volcanics, (2010; $10,290).
K.W.W. Sims 2011. “The use of radiogenic isotopes in understanding residence times, mixing processes, and water-rock interactions in the Yellowstone hydrothermal system.” University of Wyoming - National Park Service Research Station Small Grants Program, $4,500.
K.W.W. Sims 2010. “The use of radiogenic isotopes in understanding residence times, mixing processes, and water-rock interactions in the Yellowstone hydrothermal system.” University of Wyoming - National Park Service Research Station Small Grants Program, $5,000.
KWW Sims. Collaborative Research: A 210Pb paradox? (NSF-EAR 083887800), $145,900 (in collaboration with Mark Reagan)
KWW Sims. Collaborative Research: U-series constraints on the ages and petrogenesis of Lau Basin Lavas (NSF OCE-073248000) $76,444 (in collaboration with Charlie Langmuir)
K.W.W. Sims and A. Shaw, “Virunga Volcanic SO2 Emissions Research (VISOR) Project” Subcontract with Michigan Tech, MI (in collaboration with Simon Carn)
B. Ehrenbrink, S. Hart, K.W.W. Sims, O Rouxel, S. Thorrold – Continued Technician Support for the WHOI ICPMS Facility (NSF EAR-0651366) $89,343.
K.W.W. Sims, A. Soule. “ U-series age constraints applied to oceanic crustal genesis at 9-10°N EPR (NSF-OCE 060383800, $234,163).
K.W.W. Sims, “ Collaborative Research: Anatomy of an Overlapping Spreading Center: Geochemical and Geological Study of the EPR 9°03'N OSC (in Collaboration with E. Klien, M. Perfit; NSF-OCE 062705300, $124,083).
K.W.W. Sims, B. Ehrenbrink, “Volcanic sources of volatile Platinum Group Elements” (NSF-EAR, 063824101, $270,000).
K.W.W. Sims, “Collaborative Research: Evaluating the Competing Roles of Garnet and Fluid in Controlling U-Th Disequilibria in Lavas of the Aleutian Island Arc (NSF EAR-0610671, $69,974; in collaboration with G. Yogodzinski).
K.W.W. Sims, “A slow spreading ridge: 238U and 230Th excesses in Kolbeinsey Ridge basalts (NSF OCE-0422278, $290,687).
B. Ehrenbrink, K.W.W. Sims, R. Francois, S. Hart, S. Thorrold - Technician Support for the WHOI ICPMS Facility (NSF EAR0318137) $224,200.
K.W.W. Sims Collaborative Research: Timescales of magmatic differentiation and crustal assimilation beneath Iceland: Combined U-series and oxygen isotope studies (NSF EAR-0307123) $34,814, (in collaboration with K. Cooper).
K.W.W. Sims and M. Charette “SGER: Melt Generation and Transport during Basalt Petrogenesis: Constraints from Measurements of 227Ac-231Pa Activity Ratios”, NSF OCE- 0228677, $57,006.
K.W.W. Sims, and D.J. Fornari “Spatial and Temporal Variations in Mid-Ocean Ridge Basalt Geochemistry along and across the East Pacific Rise ” NSF OCE-0137325, $179,630.
K.W.W. Sims, Collaborative Research: “U-Series Isotopic Constraints on the Rates Of Magma Genesis, Evolution and Degassing At Mt Erebus, Antarctica”, NSF OPP-0126269, $117,582, (in collaboration with P. Kyle).
K.W.W. Sims, S.R. Hart and D.J. Fornari “U-Series Analyses of Young Lavas from the East Pacific Rise 9°48'N to 9°52'N: Using Lavas from the 1991 Eruption as a Baseline to Constrain the Nature and Timing of MORB Petrogenesis” NSF OCE-9730967, $180,890.
K.W.W. Sims, “Melt Generation and Transport Beneath Hawaii: Characterizing the Zero Age Plume”, NSF EAR-9909473, $148,004.
K.W.W. Sims, S.R. Hart, G.E. Ravizza, B. Peucker-Ehrenbrink and M. Kurz “Acquisition of a MC ICPMS for the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Dedicated to the Study of Earth and Ocean Sciences”, NSF OCE-0079733, $547,011.
K.W.W. Sims “ Collaborative Research: U-Series Constraints on Rhyolite Genesis at Medicine Lake Volcano”, NSF EAR-0000886, $41,262, (in collaboration with M. Reagan).
K.W.W. Sims “Collaborative Research: A Coupled Geodynamic/Geochemical Study of the Hawaiian Plume”, NSF EAR-0001924, $65,000, (in collaboration with D.J. DePaolo, J. Bryce, M Jull and N. Ribe).
K.W.W. Sims, F. Albarede, R. Francois. "U.S. (WHOI) -France (Ecole Normale Superiour) Cooperative Research: The Actinides Proxys of Nutrients and the Tuning of Thermohaline Circulation during the Last Glacial Maximum", NSF INT-9726941, $48,000.
K.W.W. Sims, “Dating terrestrial carbonates in the Samail Ophiolite with implications for carbon sequestration.” WHOI Mellon Award, $47,728.
M. Tivey and K.W.W. Sims, “Constraining the Age and Evolution of an Axial Volcanic Ridge on the Mid Atlantic Ridge.” Deep Ocean Exploration Institute, $54,294.
K.W.W. Sims, Olivier Rouxel “Using Nickel as a New Isotope Tracer of Oceanic Processes” WHOI Mellon Award, $48,875.
K.W.W. Sims and M. Jull “Investigation of an Exposed Vertical Lava Sequence in a Post-Glacial Shield Volcano in the Northern Rift Zone of Iceland”, WHOI Mellon Award, $30,000.
K.W.W. Sims, and M. Charette “Melt Generation and Transport during Basalt Petrogenesis: Constraints from Measurements of 227Ac-231Pa Activity Ratios”, WHOI Mellon Award, $29,830.
K.W.W. Sims and S.R. Hart, “Mentorship proposal for Acquisition of a MC ICPMS for the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Dedicated to the Study of Earth and Ocean Sciences, WHOI”, WHOI Mentorship Grant, $57,567.