Research Grants and Contracts (1990 - Present):

1987-1991. Population Dynamics and Community Structure of Invertebrates and Fish of the Rhode River Subestuary. Environmental Sciences Program, Smithsonian Institution; ($281, 000 over 5 yr). Principal Investigator: A.H. Hines.

1986-1990. Telemetric Analysis of Movement, Foraging, and Habitat Utilization of Blue Crabs (Callinectes sapidus). Scholarly Studies Program, Smithsonian Institution; ($58,000) over 2 yr). Co-Principal Investigators: A.H. Hines and T.G. Wolcott.

1987-1990. Interactive and Non-linear Effects of Predation, Intraspecific Competition and Environmental Variation upon Species Persistence in Marine Soft-bottom Communities. National Science Foundation, Biological Oceanography; ($84,400 over 2 yr). Co-Principal Investigators: A.H. Hines and R.N. Lipcius.

1989-1990. Complex Trophic Interactions of Fish, Shrimp, and Benthic Invertebrates in Chesapeake Bay. Scholarly Studies Program, Smithsonian Institution; ($69,600 over 2 yr). Co-Principal Investigators: A.H. Hines and M. H. Posey.

1982- 2001. Crustacean Life Histories. Hunterdon Fund, Smithsonian Marine Station at Ft. Pierce, Florida. ($5,000 per yr). Principal Investigator: A.H. Hines.

1990-1992. Sources of Mortality, Refuges, and Habitat Utilization by Juvenile Blue Crabs. Scholarly Studies Program, Smithsonian Institution; ($75,000 over 2 yr). Co-Principal Investigators: A.H. Hines and G.M. Ruiz.

1990-1994. Complex Predator-prey Interactions in Marine Soft-Bottom Communities: Crabs, Clams, and Patch Dynamics. National Science Foundation, Biological Oceanography; ($360,000 over 3 yr). Principal Investigator: A. H. Hines Co-Principal Investigators:
R.N. Lipcius, T.G. Wolcott, D.L. Wolcott.

1991-1996. Population Dynamics and Community Structure of Invertebrates and Fish of the Rhode River Subestuary. Environmental Sciences Program, Smithsonian Institution; ($290,000 over 5 yr). Principal Investigator: A.H. Hines.

1993-1994. Blue Crabs and Clams in Chesapeake Bay: A Comparison of the Component and Optimal Foraging Approaches to Predator Behavior. Scholarly Studies Program, Smithsonian Institution; ($59,000 over 2 yr). Principal Investigator: A.H. Hines.

1994-1996. Susceptibility of Chesapeake Bay to Invasions of Exotic Species Associated with Ballast Water. Maryland Sea Grant Program; ($160,000 over 3 yr). Co-Principal Investigators: G.M. Ruiz, A.H. Hines, D.W. Coats, W.B. Jaeckle.

1994-1996. Biological Analysis of Ballast Water in Naval Vessels entering Chesapeake Bay. Dept. of Defense Legacy Program; ($460,000 over 2 yr). PI: G.M. Ruiz; Co-PIs: A.H. Hines, J.T. Carlton.

1994-1996. Understanding Ballast-Mediated Invasions: the Effects of Ballast Water Transport and Prolonged Darkness on Survival and Development of Exotic Invertebrates Smithsonian Scholarly Studies Program; ($70,000 over 2 yr). PI: L.D. Smith; Co-PIs: G.M. Ruiz, A.H. Hines, J.T. Carlton.

1994-1997. History of nonidigenous species invasions of Chesapeake Bay, Parts I & II. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service ($98,000 over 3 yrs). PI: G.M. Ruiz; Co-PIs: A.H. Hines, R.A. Everett, J.T. Carlton.

1995. Changes in Ballast Water Plankton Assemblages During Transoceanic Voyages. NATO International Scientific Exchange Programmes ($6,800 over 1 yr). PI: G.M. Ruiz; Co-PIs: L.D. Smith, J.T. Carlton, A.H. Hines, J.W. Lenz, S. Gollasch, M.E. Dammer.

1995-1996. Habitat Value of Natural and Alterred Shorelines in Chesapeake Bay. Habitat Restoration, Living Resources Subcommittee, EPA Chesapeake Bay Program ($41,000 over 1 yr). PIs: A.H. Hines, R.A. Everett, G.M. Ruiz.

1995. Comparative Life Histories of Brachyuran Crabs. Japan Society for the Promotion of Science ($5,000). PI: A.H. Hines.

1987-1998. Population Dynamics and Community Structure of Invertebrates and Fish of the Rhode River Subestuary. Environmental Sciences Program, Smithsonian Institution; ($81, 000 per yr). PI: A.H. Hines.

1994-1997. Susceptibility of Chesapeake Bay to Invasions of Exotic Species Associated with Ballast Water. Maryland Sea Grant Program; ($160,000 over 3 yr). Co-Principal Investigators: G.M. Ruiz, A.H. Hines, W. Coats, W.Jaeckle.

1994-1997. Biological Analysis of Ballast Water in Naval Vessels entering Chesapeake Bay. Dept. of Defense Legacy Program; ($460,000 over 3 yr). PI: G.M. Ruiz; Co-PIs: A.H. Hines, J.T. Carlton.

1994-1996. Understanding Ballast-Mediated Invasions: the Effects of Ballast Water Transport and Prolonged Darkness on Survival and Development of Exotic Invertebrates. Smithsonian Scholarly Studies Program; ($70,000 over 2 yr). PI: L.D. Smith; Co-PIs: G.M. Ruiz, A.H. Hines, J.T. Carlton.

1994-1997. History of Nonindigenous Species Invasions of Chesapeake Bay, Parts I & II. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service ($98,000 over 3 yrs). PI: G.M. Ruiz; Co-PIs: A.H. Hines, J.T. Carlton.

1995-1996. Habitat Value of Natural and Altered Shorelines in Chesapeake Bay. Habitat Restoration, Living Resources Subcommittee, EPA Chesapeake Bay Program ($41,000 over 1 yr). Co-PIs: A.H. Hines, R.A. Everett, G.M. Ruiz.

1996-2001. RTG: Biology in Small Populations. Research Training Grant Program, National Science Foundation ($1,500,000 over 5 yrs). PIs: G. Wilkinson & P.A. Abrams; CoPIs: A.H. Hines and 14 others from SI and Univ. Maryland, College Park.

1997. Non-Indigenous Coastal Species at High Latitude: Ballast Water Transport into Prince William Sound, Alaska. Regional Citizens Advisory Council ($62,750 over 1 yr). CoPIs: A.H. Hines, G.M. Ruiz, J.R. Chapman, G.I. Hansen.

1997. Indian River Lagoon Species Inventory. National Estuary Program ($22,000 over 1 yr). PIs: A. H. Hines, G.M. Ruiz, J.F. Dineen, M.E. Rice.

1998. Indian River Lagoon Species Web Page. Seidel Fund, Smithsonian Institution: ($17,000 over 1 yr). CoPIs: A.H. Hines,J.F. Dineen, G.M. Ruiz, M.E. Rice.

1998-2000. Marine Species of China Seas. Translation from Chinese to English. Seidel Fund, Smithsonian Institution ($50,000 over 3 yrs). PIs: A.H. Hines, J. Lin, G.M. Ruiz.

1997-1999. Biological Invasions of Cold-Water Coastal Ecosystems: Ballast-Mediated Introductions in Port Valdez/Prince William Sound, Alaska. National Sea Grant and Regional Citizens Advisory Council of Prince William Sound ($173,000 + $290,000 non-federal
match). Co-PIs: A.H. Hines, G.M. Ruiz, N. Foster, H. Feder, J. Chapman, G. Hansen.

1998-2000. Measuring the Transfer, Dynamics, and Risk of Invasion for Microbial. Communities Associated with Ballast Water from Ships. Maryland Sea Grant ($148,000 for 2 yrs). Co-PIs: G.M. Ruiz, A.H. Hines, F.C. Dobbs, A. Huq.

1998-2001. A Field Test of Source Sink Dynamics in Marine Ecosytems: Linking. Recruitment, Dispersal and Post-Settlement Processes in Space and Time. National Science Foundation ($325,000). Co-PIs: R.N. Lipcius, R. D. Seitz, A.H. Hines, R. Mann, M.W. Luckenbach.

1998-1998. Ballast Water Exchange Experiments. American Petroleum Institute ($34,500 for 1 yr). Co-PIs: A.H. Hines, G.M. Ruiz.1999-2000. Ballast Water Exchange Experiments. National Sea Grant Program & U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service ($130,000 for 1 yr). Co-PIs: G.M. Ruiz, A.H. Hines.

1998-1999. Analysis of Biofouling Organisms Associated with Powerplants: A Summary of Control Measures and the Importance of Nonindigenous Species. Maryland Department of Natural Resources ($61,000 for 1 yr). Co-PIs: G.M. Ruiz, A.H. Hines.

2000-2001. Sperm Allocation and Potential for Sperm Limitation in the Blue Crab,Callinectes sapidus.. National Science Foundation, Biological Oceanography ($327,000 over 3 yr). Co-PIs: T.G. Wolcott, A.H. Hines, D.L. Wolcott, P.R. Jivoff.

2000-2001. The Relative Importance of Ballast water from Domestic Ship Traffic in
Translocation of Nonidigenous Species among U.S. Ports. National Sea Grant ($237,000 for 2 yrs) CoPIs: G.M. Ruiz, A.H. Hines, L.D. Smith, J.T. Carlton.

2000-2001. Ballast Water Management. U.S. Coast Guard ($1,030,000 for 4 yrs). Co-PIs: G.M. Ruiz, A.H. Hines.

2000-2001. Understanding Patterns and Effects of Nonindigenous Species on Multiple Spatial Scales: A Quantitative and Comparative Approach. NOAA National Sea Grant ($300,000 for 2 yr). Co-PIs: G.M Ruiz, A.H. Hines.

1999-2002 Marine Invasive Species: Patterns of Invasion and Impacts on Biodiversity. Department of Defense ($266,000 for 3 yr). CoPIs: G.M. Ruiz , A.H. Hines.

1999-2002. Marine Invasive Species: Patterns of Invasion and Impacts on Biodiversity. Department of Defense, Legacy Program ($555,000 for 3 yr). CoPIs: G.M. Ruiz, A.H. Hines.

2000-2003. Marine invasions in south-central Alaska. PWS Regional Citizens Advisory Council and US. Fish &Wildlife Service ($360,000 for 4 yr). CoPIs: A.H. Hines and G.M Ruiz.

2000-2002. Spatial Dynamics and the Protection of Critical Habitats to Conserve Spawning. Stock and Recruitment in Exploited Marine Species with Complex Life Cycles. NOAA National Sea Grant ($462,000 for 2 yr). PI: R.N. Lipcius, Co-PIs: A.H. Hines, R.D. Seitz, T. Miller, M. Fogarty, L. Marshall, H. V-c. Wang, J. van Montfrans.

2001-2005. Ecological and Socioeconomic Indicators for Integrated Assessment of Aquatic Ecosystems of the Atlantic Slope. EPA ($6,000,000 for 4 yr). PI: R.P. Brooks, CoPIs: D.F. Whigham, A.H. Hines & 28 others.

2001-2002. Anthropogenic Nitrogen Impact and Cycling at the Terrestrial-Estuarine Interface. Melon Foundation/ Smithsonian Institution ($126,000 for 2 yr) CoPIs: A.H.Hines, M. Fogel, M. Wooller , T.J. Jordan.

2001-2002 Aquatic Nuisance species. Coastal Dispersal of Invasive Species in Domestic Ballast Water. National Sea Grant Program. ($207,000 for 2 yr) CoPIs: A.H. Hines, G.M.Ruiz

2002-2004. Winter Mortality of Chesapeake Blue Crabs, Callinectes sapidus. ($153,000 for 2 yr) Maryland Sea Grant Program. CoPIs: A.H. Hines, V.S.Kennedy, W.VanHeukelem, T. Miller.

2002. Biological Invasions of Fouling Communities in Tampa Bay, Florida. ($75,000 for 1 yr) US Fish &Wildlife Service. CoPIs: G.M. Ruiz and A.H. Hines.

2002. Biological Diversity and Ecosystem Integrity of the Indian River Lagoon. ($16,000 for 1 yr) NSF Bioinformatics Incubation Grant. CoPIs: M. Musavi, R. Hinkle, G. Gilmore, A. Hines and 6 others.

2001-2003. Aquatic Nuisance Species. Coastal Dispersal of Invasive Species in Domestic Ballast Water. ($207,000 for 2 yr), National Sea Grant Program, CoPIs: A.H. Hines & G.M.Ruiz.

2001-2003. Coastal Dispersal of Invasive Species in Domestic Ballast Water. Regional Citizens Advisory Council of Prince Williams Sound, $150,000 for 2 yr. PIs: A. Hines & G. Ruiz.

2003-2005. Quantitative Analysis of Spatial Patterns of Marine Invasions for North America --- Establishing a National Baseline & Database. ($300,000 over 2 yr), National Sea Grant. PIs: Gregory M. Ruiz, Jeffrey Crooks, & Anson Hines.

2003-2004. Broad-Scale Non-Indigenous Species Monitoring along the West Coast in National Marine Sanctuaries and National Estuarine Research Reserves. ($189,000 over 1 yr), National Fish & Wildlife Foundation. PIs: G.M. Ruiz and A.H. Hines. CoPIs: S. Gittings,
M. Crawford, L. Takata, D. Bulthuis, J. Crooks, S. Lonhart, S. Rumrill, C. Schoch, K. Wasson.

2002-2004. The Blue Crab, Callinectes sapidus: An Integrated Research of Basic Biology, Hatchery Technologies and the Potential for Replenishing Stocks. ($3,500,000 for 2.5 yr). NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office. CoPIs: Y. Zohar, J. Trant, A. Place, A. Hines, J. Davis,
R. Lipcius, D. Eggleston, H. Perry.

2002-2004. Detection of Biological Invasions: Comparison of Spatial and Temporal Measures at Core Demonstration sites of Chesapeake Bay, San Francisco Bay, and Tampa Bay. ($150,000 over 3 yr), U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service PIs: G. Ruiz, A. Hines, & N. Smith.

2002-2004. Biological Invasions of Tampa Bay, Florida. ($70,000 for 2 yr), U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, PIs: G. Ruiz & A. Hines.

2002-2004. North American On-Line Database of Marine Invasions: Integrating Ecological Analyses and Museum Collections toward Development of a Distributed, International Network. ($200,000 over 3 yr), Richard Lounsbery Foundation. PIs: G. Ruiz, A Hines, A. Weitzman, & R. Simons.