Acknowledgement and Disclaimer 

Funding for this project has been provided by:

(1) National Science Foundation Grant DEB-9705199 (5/1/98-4/30/03): "Neogene Marine Biota of Tropical America (NMITA): A World-Wide Web Taxonomy Database" (PI = A.F. Budd; co-PI's = C.T. Foster, Jr., M.H. Fortunato Martins, J. Golden) with matching funds from the University of Iowa.

with supplemental REU support for:

Steve Jones, 1999-2000, dynamic searches for bivalve, foram, and fish taxa
Matt Burreson, 1999, Dominican Republic maps
James Klaus, 1999, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, and Curacao maps and stratigraphic columns
Tom Warning, 2000, Costa Rica and Panama maps

(2) National Science Foundation Grant DEB-0102544 (8/1/01-7/31/03) : "NMITA (Phase II): Integrating interactive identification keys, distribution maps, and stratigraphic columns with the Neogene Marine Biota of Tropical America WWW Database". (PI = A.F. Budd; co-PI = C.T. Foster, Jr.) with matching funds from the University of Iowa

with supplemental REU support for:

Ethan Kerns, 2002-present, Pollyclave Identification Key for the coral family Poritidae, and Instructional Aids (South Florida Biofacies)

(3) National Science Foundation Grant EAR-0445789 (2 yrs., 5/01/05-4/30/07, $102,421); “Collaborative Research: A Depositional and Paleoecological model of Neogene Reef Development in the Dominican Republic: Integrating Taxonomic and Chronostratigraphic Databases”. (Lead PI = A.F. Budd)

(4) Iowa Informatics Initiative Grant (2004), $30,141 (with C.T. Foster as co-PI)


**Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors
and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation**.

Last updated on August 2006- afb.