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Matthew T. Heizler — NSF Grants
(current to March 21, 2017)

Proposal statistics:
  Count Amount
Proposals written 52  
Proposals pending 3 $1,742,899
Grants Awarded 26 $3,641,877
Proposals Declined 23 $5,898,323
Total Requested   $11,283,099
Proposal Details:
Year Amount PI Title Agency Status
2017 $662,150 Heizler Sands of Time: Dating sand grains to resolve 150-year-long debates about dynamic topography of the Colorado Plateau-Rocky Mountain region W.M. Keck Found-ation Pending
2017 $183,069 Heizler Collaborative Research: Correlating Petrological Characteristics and Geochronology in Assessing Magmatic Evolution of Changbaishan NSF Pending
2016 $897,680 Heizler Zimmerer Ross McIntosh Collaborative Research: Co-evolution of uplifts, rivers, and fish tested using DS/DZ geochronology, geodynamic modeling, and DNA molecular ’clocks’ NSF Pending
2016 $357,667 Phillips Heizler Kyle Calibrating cosmogenic 3He and 36Cl production rates with high precision-high accuracy 40Ar/39Ar geochronology NSF Awarded
2016 $176,251 Heizler Collaborative Research: Correlating Petrological Characteristics and Geochronology in Assessing Magmatic Evolution of Changbaishan NSF Declined
2015 $930,782 Heizler Zimmerer Ross Dunbar McIntosh Collaborative Research: Collaborative Research: The sands of time: Detrital sanidine geochronology constraints on geodynamic models of western US river system integration NSF Declined
2015 $448,381 Phillips Heizler Kyle Calibrating cosmogenic 3He and 36Cl production rates with high precision-high accuracy 40Ar/39Ar geochronology NSF Declined
2015 $165,000 Heizler Request for Funds to Purchase Helix MC mass spectrometer NMT Awarded
2015 $100,000 Heizler Request for Funds to Purchase Helix MC mass spectrometer NMBG Awarded
2015 $117,740 Heizler Collaborative Research: Correlating Petrological Characteristics and Geochronology in Assessing Magmatic Evolution of Changbaishan NSF Declined
2015 $9,950 Heizler Repasch Using Rio Grande river incision history to evaluate mantle-driven dynamic topography associated with the Jemez Lineament in northern New Mexico NSF Declined
2014 $310,412 Person Heizler Collaborative research: Dynamic linked processes from the asthenosphere to the lithosphere during ongoing modification of western Colorado Plateau lithosphere NSF Declined
2014 $112,356 Ross Heizler McIntosh Continued development of PyChron for 40Ar/39Ar geochronology NSF Awarded
2014 $81,075 Heizler Dunbar Frey Lueth A Proposal to NM Tech to support NM Bureau analytical facilities’ expenses related to preparation for and re-installation after the impending move to the new building NMT Awarded
2013 $197,771 Zimmerer Heizler McIntosh Volcanic Hazard Assessment in the Southwestern US Based on High-precision Ar/Ar Geochronology of Late Quaternary Eruptive Centers NSF Awarded
2013 $75,000 Heizler Development of High Gain Amplifiers NMT Awarded
2012 $105,468 Heizler Dinosaurs, Mammals, Dates, Rates and Calibrations NSF Declined
2011 $813,171 Heizler Aster Kelley Collaborative Research: Ongoing demise of the once stable Colorado Plateau NSF Declined
2011 $602,795 Aster Heizler Collaborative Research: J-array, Intraplate Mantle Transition Zone Dynamics: Rio Grande Rift/Jemez Lineament Lithospheric Evolution and Mantle-driven Differential Surface Uplift NSF Declined
2010 $520,800 Heizler Aster Kelley Collaborative Research: Jemez Array – Surface, Sedimentation, Lithosphere, and Convection-Driven Processes Along the Jemez Volcanic Lineament Within the Southern Rocky Mountains NSF Declined
2009 $125,133 Heizler Collaborative Research: Rocky Mountains to Great Plains EarthScope Experiment NSF Declined
2009 $104,746 Heizler McIntosh MRI: Supplemental to: Acquisition of 40Ar/39Ar Facilities at NM Tech NSF Awarded
2007 $567,615 Heizler McIntosh MRI: Acquisition of 40Ar/39Ar Facilities at NM Tech NSF Awarded
2007 40,000 Heizler McIntosh Geochronology credits to support EarthScope research UNAVCO Awarded
2006 $212,658 Heizler 40Ar/39Ar K-feldspar Thermochronology: Exploring Argon Transport NSF Awarded
2006 $31,288 Heizler 40Ar/39Ar Geochronology of Colorado Mineral Belt Magmatism USGS Awarded
2005 $58,680 Heizler The EARTHTIME Network NSF Awarded
2005 $100,000 Heizler Upgrade of NMBG&MR geochronology facilities NMT Awarded
2005 $606,518 Heizler Kelley Aster Collaborative Research: Colorado Rockies Experiment and Seismic Transects (CREST): Time-space patterns of Cenozoic uplift-magmatism and their correspondence to the Aspen Anomaly NSF Awarded
2005 $236,171 Heizler Kelley Acquisition of (U-Th)/He Laboratory Facilities at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology NSF Declined
2005 $198,756 Heizler 40Ar/39Ar K-feldspar Thermochronology: Linking Geology, Microtextures and Argon Transport NSF Declined
2004 $244,443 Heizler Kelley Collaborative Research: Evolution of continental lithosphere and geodynamics of the Rocky Mountain region from the Proterozoic to Present NSF Declined
2002 $102,083 Heizler Mclemore Evolution of Southwestern Laurentia from 1250 to 1050 Ma: The Magmatic Link to Understanding an Enigmatic Period NSF Declined
2002 $255,232 Heizler Collaborative Research: Continental Dynamics of the Rocky Mountains: Structure, evolution, and geodynamics of the continental lithosphere NSF Declined
2001 $49,228 Heizler Collaborative research: Neoproterozoic Sedimentary Successions in the Southwestern U.S.: CHUMP correlation and Implications for Rifting of Rodina and a "Snowball Earth” NSF Declined
2001 $137,801 Heizler Kelley Collaborative Research: Lithospheric Structure and Evolution of the Rocky Mountains: Phase 2 NSF Declined
2001 $76,254 Heizler McIntosh Investigation of Biotite/Sanidine Age Discordance NSF Awarded
2001 $49,228 Heizler Collaborative Research: Mesoproterozoic Tectonics of Inboard Laurentia, Insight Into Assembly and Configuration of Rodinia NSF Awarded
2001 $25,000 Heizler Analytical funds to support NMT student research NMT Awarded
1999 $151,163 Heizler Collaborative research: Great unconformity of the SW USA – Ar/Ar K-feldspar thermochronological and structural studies of a billion years of regional exhumation NSF Awarded
1998 $126,020 Condie Heizler Kelley Collaborative research: How an orogen became a craton: Thermochronologic history of the Trans-Hudson Orogen NSF Awarded
1998 $153,448 Heizler Filling the 150-300°C thermochronological void in portions of the SW USA: An 40Ar/39Ar K-feldspar study NSF Declined
1998 $20,000 Heizler McIntosh Supplemental to: Matching funds for UV laser system NMT Awarded
1998 $20,000 Heizler McIntosh Supplemental to: Acquisition of a UV laser ablation system for 40Ar/39Ar research NSF Awarded
1997 $149,360 Condie Heizler Kelley Collaborative research: How an orogen became a craton: Thermochronologic history of the Trans-Hudson Orogen NSF Declined
1997 $49,105 Heizler McIntosh Matching funds for UV laser system NMT Awarded
1997 $49,105 Heizler Acquisition of a UV laser ablation system for 40Ar/39Ar research NSF Awarded
1996 $93,000 Heizler Lithospheric structure and evolution of the Western US: An integrated geological and geophysical investigation NSF Awarded
1996 $125,000 Condie Heizler Kelley Collaborative research: How an orogen became a craton: Thermochronologic history of the Trans-Hudson Orogen NSF Declined
1995 $92,241 Campbell Heizler Dunbar 40Ar/39Ar dating of fluid inclusions NSF Awarded
1995 $47,652 Heizler White mica 40Ar/39Ar age gradients: The role of grain-size and deformation NSF Declined
1994 $38,256 Heizler Addressing potential pitfalls to K-feldspar multiple diffusion analysis NSF Declined
1993 $155,312 Ralser Heizler Middle-late Proterozoic tectonic and thermal evolution of New Mexico: Inboard thermal and deformational response to the Grenville Orogeny NSF Awarded