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Paul A. Baker

Professor Emeritus of Earth and Climate Science
Earth and Climate Sciences
Box 90328, Durham, NC 27708
9 Circuit Drive, 5116 Grainger Hall, Durham, NC 27708

Selected Grants


Collaborative Research: Trans-Amazon Drilling Project

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2018 - 2024

A Proposal to Manage the U.S. Science Support Program Office associated with the International Ocean Discovery Program (USSSP-IODP) (On-campus)

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by The Trustees of Columbia University · 2020 - 2022

A Proposal to Manage the U.S. Science Support Program Office associated with the International Ocean Discovery Program (USSSP-IODP) (Off-campus)

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by The Trustees of Columbia University · 2020 - 2021

FESD Type I: Dynamics of Mountains, Landscapes and Climate Biodiversity Amazon/Andean Forest

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2013 - 2020

Collaborative Research: Trans-Amazon Drilling Project

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2018 - 2024

A Proposal to Manage the U.S. Science Support Program Office associated with the International Ocean Discovery Program (USSSP-IODP) (On-campus)

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by The Trustees of Columbia University · 2020 - 2022

A Proposal to Manage the U.S. Science Support Program Office associated with the International Ocean Discovery Program (USSSP-IODP) (Off-campus)

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by The Trustees of Columbia University · 2020 - 2021

FESD Type I: Dynamics of Mountains, Landscapes and Climate Biodiversity Amazon/Andean Forest

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2013 - 2020

Collaborative Research: Morphology and Molecules Diatom Diversification, Extinction, and Dispersal in an Ancient Tropical Lake System

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2013 - 2017

Bridging the Gap; A Promising Vertebrate Fossil Assemblage Site in the Madre de Dios Region, Peru

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Geographic Society · 2016 - 2016

Collab Research: High-res record late Quaternary paleohydrology/paleoclimate Amazon Basin

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2008 - 2012

Collaborative Proposal: Excavation of Underwater Cavern Containing Primates and Archaeological Remains in Hispaniola

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2010 - 2012

Collaborative Research: Holocene Drought in the North American Interior

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2006 - 2011

Reconstructing past climates of the Amazon basin from the isotopic analysis of tropical trees

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2006 - 2010

Environmental effects of the coal ash spill and remediation at Kingston TN

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2009 - 2010

South Pacific SST Oscillations and Climate

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2007 - 2008

Collaborative Research: Lake Titicaca Drilling Program

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 2001 - 2005

Quaternary Paleoclimatic Record from Tropical South America: Drilling the Salar de Uyuni

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 1999 - 2002

Quaternary Paleoclimatic Record from Tropical South America: Lake Titicaca

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 1997 - 2000

SGER Project to Calibrate a Deep-Sea Paleothermometer

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 1997 - 1998

Acquisition of an Inductively Coupled Mass Spectrometer

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by Office of Science & Technology Infrastructure · 1996 - 1997

Lake Titicaca: Toward a Detail Record of Lake Quaternary Climate in Subtropical South America

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 1996 - 1997

Deep Ocean Temperature and Climate Change Over the Last 200,000 Years

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by US Geological Survey · 1996 - 1997

Collaborative Research: The Geochemistry of Hydrothermal Sediments, Middle Valley, Juan De Fuca Ridge

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 1994 - 1996

Geochemical Analysis of Ostracodes from the Arctic Ocean: Last Glacial Maximum to Present

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 1994 - 1995

Paleoclimatic Research in Lake Titicaca

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 1994 - 1995

The Geochemistry of Hydrothermal Sediments, Middle Valley, Juan de Fuca Ridge

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 1993 - 1995

Core-Top Calibration and Application of a New Paleoceanographic Tool: The Shell Chemistry of Marine Ostracodes

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by US Geological Survey · 1993 - 1994

U.S. Science Support Program

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 1991 - 1992

Periplatform Sediments and Environments on the Tectonically Active Nicaraguan Rise

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 1988 - 1990

Geochemistry and Early Diagenesis of the Monterey Formation, Shell Beach, California

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 1987 - 1990

Geochemistry and Early Diagenesis of the Monterey Formation, Shell Beach, California

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Science Foundation · 1988 - 1990