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Most of CSISS's projects are from U.S. federal agencies and international organizations, such as National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC), National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency(NGA), Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), and Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Studies (APN).

2016
National Climate Assessment (NCA)
PI: Daniel Q. Tong
Funding Agency: NASA

GMU Participation in OGC Testbed 12 Initiative
PI: Liping Di
Funding Agency: Open Geospatial Consortium
03/2016-11/2016.

Dr. Daniel Tong of the Center for Spatial Information Science and Systems, GMU and his research partners recently received a new grant from NASA
PI: Dr. Daniel Tong

2015
GMU Participation in OGC Testbed 11 Initiative
PI: Liping Di
Funding Agency: Open Geospatial Consortium
01/12/2015-06/04/2015.

2014
A Remote-sensing-based Flood Crop Loss Assessment Service System (RF-CLASS) for Supporting USDA Crop Statistics and Insurance Decision Making
PI: Liping Di
Funding Agency: NASA
08/2014-08/2018.

EarthCube Building Blocks: CyberConnector
PI: Liping Di
Funding Agency: National Science Foundation
09/2014-09/2016.

2013 GMU Participation in OGC Testbed 10 (OWS-10) Initiative
PI: Liping Di
Funding Agency: Open Geospatial Consortium
02/02/2012-01/15/2013.

2012
GMU Participation in OGC OWS-9 Initiative
PI: Liping Di
Funding Agency: Open Geospatial Consortium
5/1/2012-12/31/2012. $72,500

EAGER: Collaborative Research: Interoperability Testbed-Assessing a Layered Architecture for Integration of Existing Capabilities
PI: Liping Di
Funding Agency: National Science Foundation EarthCube Program (Grant# EAR-1239615)
4/1/2012-3/31/2013. $18,000

2011
GMU Participation in OGC OWS-8 Initiative
PI: Liping Di
Funding Agency: Open Geospatial Consortium
1/14/2011-9/30/2011. $48,000

Development of Open Source WCS and Tutorial for GEOSS AIP-4
PI: Liping Di
Funding Agency: Open Geospatial Consortium
6/1/2011-12/31/2011. $11,200

A Prototypical Ontology-supported Intelligent Geospatial Feature Discovery System (iGFDS) for Proliferation Detection. U.S. Department of Energy
PI: Liping Di
Funding Agency: National Nuclear Security Adminstration Proliferation Detection Research Program (Grant number #DE-NA0001123)
7/27/2011-7/26/2014. $897,114

Enhancing Knowledgeable Agricultural Decision Support in Global Perspectives--Collaborative Partnership in Agro-geoinformatics Education and Research Exchange
PI: Liping Di
Funding Agency: United State Department of Agriculture (Grant # USDA NIFA 2011-51160-30519)
9/1/2011-8/31/2015. $149,820

Integrate IPWG Validation Algorithms into TRMM Online Visualization and Analysis System (TOVAS)
PI: Zhong Liu
Funding Agency: NASA (NNH10ZDA001N-ESDRERR)
7/1/2011-6/30/2014. $162,495

2010
CropScape - CDL Web Portal Development
PI: Liping Di
Funding Agency: US Department of Agriculture, National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS) (grant #58-3AEU-0-0067)
9/1/2010-8/31/2011. $69,960

Sharing and Analyzing DEM Datasets through DEM Explorer
PI: Liping Di
Funding Agency: Earth Science Information Partnership Federation (ESIP)
10/1/2010-1/15/2011. $5,000

Research and Development on Testing, Deployment, and Revision of Consensus-based Geospatial Standards
PI: Liping Di
Funding Agency: USGS/FGDC
6/1/2010 - 5/31/2015. $349,228

Research and Development to Support NOAA Integrated Data System and CEOS activities
PI: Wenli Yang
Co-I: Liping Di
Funding Agency: NOAA BAA program (NOAA-NFA-NFAPO-2010-2002272)
5/1/2010 - 4/30/2013. $1,074,678

GMU Participation in OGC OWS-7 Initiative
PI: Liping Di
Funding Agency: Open Geospatial Consortium
1/18/2010-6/30/2010. $40,000

2009
GMU-NOAA Cooperative Center for Earth Science Informatics Research (CESIR)
PI: Liping Di
Funding Agency: NOAA BAA Program (NA09NES4280007)
5/1/2009-4/30/2012. $675,278.

Joint Geoinformatics Research Laboratory-Phase III
PI: Liping Di
Funding Agency: NASA
7/17/2009-7/16/2012. $3,424,595


A National Crop Progress Monitoring System Based on NASA Earth Science Result
PI: Liping Di
Co-I: Zhengwei Yang
Co-I: Genong Yu
Funding Agency: NASA
5/1/2009-4/30/2013. $1,127,159

2008
GMU Participation in OGC OWS-6 Initiative
PI: Liping Di
Funding Agency: OGC
10/1/2008-4/30/2009. $30,000

GEOSS AIP demo development
PI: Liping Di
Funding Agency: USGS
1/10/2009-1/9/2010. $20,000

2007
The Detection and Tracking of Satellite Image Features Associated with Extreme Physical Events for Sensor Web Targeting Observing
NASA ESTO Quick Response System (QRS) Program
PI: Liping Di
01/01/2007-12/31/2007. $179,486

Research on Basic Surveying-and-Mapping Spatial Information Catalog Service (BSMSICS)
PI: Liping Di
Funding Agency: Public Sector Solutions, Inc
01/14/2007-01/13/2008. $52,687

ArcGIS Framework Plug-In: Extending the ArcGIS Desktop for ANSI Standard Framework Data to Support Government Decision Making
Federal Geographic Data Committee CAP program
PI: Liping Di
06/01/2007-08/31/2008. $73,398

GMU Participation in OGC OWS-5 Initiative
PI: Liping Di
07/30/2007-03/30/2008. $35,000

Maintenance and enhancement of the GEOSS Registry for earth observation
PI: Liping Di
10/1/2007-9/30/2010. $166,281

2006
CEOP Satellite Data Server and GeoScience Data Gateway
NASA ROSES 2005 ACCESS program
PI: Liping Di
2/1/2006-1/31/2009. $685,000

GMU Participation in OGC OWS-4 Initiative
PI: Liping Di
6/16/2006-11/30/2006. $23,000

The Joint GeoInformatics Lab Cooperative Agreement (Phase II)
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
PI: Liping Di
7/18/2006-7/17/2009. $1,209,095

A General Framework and System Prototypes for the Self-Adaptive Earth Predictive Systems (SEPS)-- Dynamically Coupling Sensor Web with Earth System Models
NASA ROSES 2005 AIST Program
PI: Liping Di
9/5/2006-9/4/2009. $1,396,291

2004
Choreographed Intelligent Web Services for Automated Geospatial Knowledge Discovery
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) University Research Initiative (NURI)
PI: Liping Di
8/17/2004-8/16/2007. $450,000

Intelligent Archives in Knowledge Building System
NASA Earth Science Data and Information System Program (ESDISP)
PI: Liping Di
02/01/2004-10/31/2006. $720,000

GMU Contributions to the IH4DS Thread in the OGC Web Services Initiative Requirement Set 1 and Demonstration
Open GIS Consortium OWS Initiative 2.0
PI: Liping Di
3/1/2004-8/31/2004. $59,250

GeoBrain: Mobilization of NASA EOS Data and Information Through Web Services and Knowledge Management Technologies for Higher-Education Teaching and Research (NASA EOS Higher-Education Alliance)
NASA REASoN program
PI: Liping Di
02/01/2004-1/31/2010. $3,000,307

Large Scale Data Mining to Improve Usability of Data at RDS ? an Intelligent Archive Testbed
NASA Earth Science Data and Information System Program (ESDISP)
PI: Liping Di
11/15/2004-11/14/2005. $265,000

Maintenance and improvement of CEOP Satellite Data Server
PI: Liping Di
Funding Agency: SGT, Inc
11/15/2004-3/31/2005. $25,000

2003
Integration of OGC and Grid Technologies for Earth Science Modeling and Applications
NASA Advanced Information System Technology (AIST) program
PI: Liping Di
05/01/2003-04/30/2006. $1,434,056

Promoting the International Acceptance of FGDC Remote Sensing Metadata Standards
Federal Geographic Data Committee Standard Development Funds
PI: Liping Di
07/01/2003-06/30/2004. $10,000

2002
The LAITS's Participation in OGC Web Service Initiative 1.2
Open GIS Consortium OWS Initiative 1.2
PI: Liping Di
05/26/2002-03/31/2003. $36,000

The Advanced OGC Interfaces for NASA Data Pools
NASA/Raytheon Synergy III
PI: Liping Di
03/01/2002-02/28/2003. $145,000 + $30,000 Computer equipment

The Cooperative Geoinformatics Research at Joint Geoinformatics Laboratory (JGIL)
NASA Earth Science Data and Information System Program (ESDISP)
PI: Liping Di
06/15/2002-06/14/2005. $3,279,689

2001
Establishment of an APN DIAL Network for Global Change Studies in Asia-Pacific Region
PI: Liping Di
Funding Agency: Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Studies (APN) 01/01/2001-12/31/2001. $47,600

LAITS' Involvement of OGC Web Service Initiative I
Open GIS Consortium OWS Initiative 1
PI: Liping Di
09/24/2001-03/31/2002. $29,000

New DIAL Prototyping and Enhancements for Supporting NASA Missions
NASA Earth Science Data and Information System Program (ESDISP) and NASA Earth Science Technology Office (ESTO)
PI: Liping Di
12/01/2001-06/14/2002. $3000,476

The Prototyping Core Technologies for Wireless Earth Science Applications: Phase I
NASA GSFC
PI: Liping Di
12/15/2001-07/31/2002. $31,240


2000
The development of a prototype HDF-EOS Web Map Server
NASA Earth Science Technology Office (ESTO)
PI: Liping Di
01/01/2000-09/30/2001. $140,000

Promotion of FGDC Remote Sensing Related Standards to National and International Communities
Federal Geographic Data Committee Standard Development Funds
PI: Liping Di
06/2000-12/2002. $20,000

OGC Web Mapping Phase II Development-- The Coverage Server
Open GIS Consortium
PI: Liping Di
08/01/2000-02/28/2001. $34,000

Development of NASA-compatible Federal, Natioanl, and International Standards in Areas of Remote Sensing and Information Systems
NASA Earth Science Data and Information System Program (ESDISP)
PI: Liping Di
12/01/2000-06/14/2002. $760,000

The Development of Prototypical NASA HDF-EOS Web GIS Software Suite (NWGISS)
NASA Earth Science Technology Office (ESTO)
PI: Liping Di
12/01/2000-06/14/2002. $400,885

1999
The Implementation of the Catalog Interoperability Protocol (CIP) in DIAL
NASA Earth Science Technology Office (ESTO)
PI: Liping Di
06/01/1999-09/30/2001. $280,000

1998
Validation and algorithm inter-comparison of Global NDVI Time Series Products Derived from NOAA-AVHRR
NASA Remote Sensing Validation Program
PI: Liping Di
08/01/1998-12/31/2001. $240,000

The Phase-A Design of National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) 's Visible/Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS)--Scientific Algorithm
Co-PI and Land Science Group Leader: Liping Di
Funding Agency: NPOESS Inter-Program Office (IPO) 09/01/1998-05/30/2000. $8,000,000

1996
NASA Involvement in Federal, National, and International Standard Development
NASA ESDISP
PI: Liping Di
10/01/1996-06/14/2001. $2,000,000

The Development of Data and Information Access Link (DIAL)
NASA ESDISP and NASA ESTO
PI: Liping Di
12/01/1996-06/14/2001. $2,650,000